Michael Cottman at Black America Web wrote an interesting article about Cornel West and his on-going disagreement with the Obama Administration.   Cottman seems to feel that West is “obsessed” with President Obama, like a stalker baby’s mama seeking out another dollar of child support.   Cottman even goes as far as reducing West’s disagreement […]

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I recently watched a video forwarded to me by political analyst Yvette Carnell.  The video featured an image of a very defiant Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  In his speech, Dr. King proclaimed that it was time “to get our check,” and that our federal government (where we’ve given taxes, labor and everything else) owed something […]

In a recent article in Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Professor Cornel West “went HAM” on Tulane University Professor Melissa Harris-Perry. SEE ALSO: Black Farmer Wrests Billion-Dollar Settlement From U.S. In what might be his strongest public comments yet, West referred to Harris-Perry as a “fake” and a “fraud” for allowing herself to be used […]

Cornel West, the public intellectual, activist and Ivy League professor, is taking a “significant pay cut” to leave Princeton and return to where he began his teaching career: Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. See Also: Black Travel: Five Tasty Brooklyn Brunch Spots See Also: Are Kermit And Miss Piggy Dating In […]

The Stop Mass Incarceration Network, an organization led by revolutionary communist Carl Dix, plans to protest against the New York City Police Department over its “Stop-and-Frisk” policy, citing that it unfairly targets blacks and Latinos. The protest will take place on Oct. 21 through a non-violent, civil disobedience demonstration outside of a Harlem police precinct. […]

Bill O’Reilly had Tavis Smiley and Cornel West on his show on Tuesday and the group engaged in a heated discussion over the causes of poverty and the “Occupy Wall Street” movement. O’Reilly believes that people bare a personal responsibility for their own poverty, while West and Smiley argued about the government factors that contribute […]

Princeton University professor Cornel West responded to comments by Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain claiming that racism no longer holds anyone back in this country. West thought the comments were ludicrous saying that Cain must be “smoking something” to say something of that nature. “Well, black people have been working hard for decades,” West remarked. […]

Across our media landscape the number of Black faces representing us as anchors, pundits, and hosts are slim to none. But in the last decade, a number of esteemed journalists, politicians, and educators have made the transition from their respectful careers to the TV screen analyzing everything from civil rights issues to entertainment, sports, and […]

Dr. Cornel West joined protesters in New York city on Tuesday to support their demonstrations against Wall St. The Princeton University professor marched holding a cardboard sign that read: “If the war on poverty was a real war we would actually be putting money into it.” Dr. Cornel West has become the third celebrity in […]

Dr. Cornel West is leading a grassroots online community known as the New Progressive Alliance (NPA) in an effort to name a candidate as a primary challenger to President Obama. West has also teamed with consumer advocate Ralph Nader to bring progressive ideals to the forefront with a challenger to face Obama. The NPA expects […]

Cornel West’s repeated attacks on President Barack Obama are creating a divide within the Black community. Several African American activists who support Obama fear that his attacks will lead to apathy in the Black community and low voter turnout. West is currently on a “Poverty Tour” with fellow Obama critic, radio and TV personality, Tavis […]

PBS host Tavis Smiley and Professor Cornel West went on CNN yesterday to talk about their nationwide “Poverty Tour” and President Obama. Instead, they got into a debate with CNN anchor, Carol Costello. Smiley and West appeared on “American Morning” and went straight on the attack of President Obama’s debt ceiling deal. “I think this […]