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From W.E.B. Du Bois to Cornel West: Civic Leaders of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Happy Founders’ Day to the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.! We celebrate along with you–our founder, John H. Johnson was an honorary Alpha–by reposting this December 2018 article.

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Cornel West Arrested in St. Louis

About 50 protesters have been arrested after blocking the entrance to a St. Louis federal…

An Open Letter to Dyson and West

Dear Michael and Cornel, Why? Why would you do this to each other? Who profits…

Mike Check:Dyson on ‘The Ghost of Cornel West,’ and Why He Had to Go There

On Sunday, I attended a beautiful Washington, D.C., wedding presided over by Michael Eric Dyson;…

FunkJazz Kafe Returns to ATL!

Morpheus proclaimed Neo "the one" in the Matrix, but living in America, James Brown wears…

Keeper of the Funk

Cornel West, The Center Holds, and  Al Sharpton

Obama’s Complicated Relationships With Black Leaders

In this essay, adapted from his book The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies, author Jonathan Alter…

Black on Black Criticism:An American Obsession

When a Black public figure openly disagrees with President Obama, White people listen—often giving said…

[EXCLUSIVE]Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Love Obama, Want More

Before President Obama took office four years ago, Tavis Smiley and Cornel West, Ph.D. were on the battlefield to…

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West

Cornel West: Obama a ‘Republican in Blackface’

Cornel West has made it clear that he feels that President Obama should be more…