Cornel West

Cornel West Resigns from Harvard Citing ‘New Glittering Form’ of ‘Jim Crow’ Via ‘Superficial Diversity’

Philosopher and prominent civil rights activist Cornel West announced Monday that he is resigning from Harvard University’s Divinity School, which he says is in a state of “decline and decay,” adding that he had been working in “the shadow of Jim Crow,” which “was cast in its new glittering form expressed in the language of superficial diversity.”

Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice at the Union Theological Seminary Cornel West speaks during a press conference calling for Congress and the US Department of Justice to launch a federal investigation into the hiring and promoting practices of United Airlines at The National Press Club September 15, 2016 in …

Cornel West: ‘Gangster’ Trump ‘Chooses to Be Demonic’

Thursday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” Harvard professor and political activist Cornel West said President Donald Trump “chooses to be demonic.” West said, “The important thing is he’s at a moment in these last days where it looks like brother Donald Trump, gangster,

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Hillary Loses Key Progressive Endorsement from Dr. Cornel West

Dr. Cornel West is refusing to fall in line behind Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, announcing his support for Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein despite his serving on the Democratic Platform Committee at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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Lauryn Hill in Pro-Palestinian Video as Terror Hits Israel

As knife-wielding Palestinian terrorists waged a slew of bloody attacks on Jews in Israel, and five months after bowing to anti-Israel boycotts by canceling a scheduled concert in the Holy Land, recording artist Lauryn Hill appeared in a short video entitled, “When I See Them I See Us,” in a show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter and Palestinian movements.

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