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Philosopher and activist Dr. Cornel West stopped by “Anderson Cooper 360” on Thursday to talk […]

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Between the neoliberal chatter and the Obama admonishments, West comes across as lonely, maybe even a tad bit desperate to prove that he’s still got the chops to chop it up...

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Cornel West’s sharp critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates in The Guardian — in which the Harvard […]

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On this week’s episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta The Real Intellectuals of Black Academia, the world tuned in as civil rights icon Cornel West took “Neo-Liberal Darling” Ta-Nehisi Coates to task over his book “We Were Eight Years In Power: An American Tragedy.” Being one who’s never shied away from the critique of […]

The post Cornel West-Ta-Nehisi Coates beef is an episode of ‘Housewives’ we can’t help but watch appeared first on theGrio.

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For the two of you not in the know, Cornel West scribed a scathing indictment of Ta-Nehisi Coates, blasting him for his supposed failures as a prominent black intellectual. Coates’ initial defiant response on Twitter gave way to him leaving the social media platform altogether, deleting his account. Should older thinkers like West cede the […]

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Kanye West Speaking about his frequent foil, President Obama, in a June 2014 interview, West […]

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police arrested dozens of protesters during the final of four days of rallies and civil disturbance to express anger at the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb...

The post More than 50 people arrested in ‘Ferguson October’ protests appeared first on theGrio.

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OPINION - The idea that the nation’s first black president is not the representative of all black people should not surprise anyone...

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