Cornel West

Bruh! Who hurt you? Michael Eric Dyson wrote the longest read we’ve ever read for the New Republic. The subject matter that made him furiously…

After perceived slights and political missteps by Barack Obama, scholar Cornel West has led an intractable one-man war against the president that has been punctuated…

Taking advantage of the friendly crowd at Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Conference, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson publicly responded to Dr. Cornel West’s jabs against…

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. His new title: Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practices. The New York Times interviewed West, 58, over the phone […]

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. […]

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 […]

That’s it. Cornel West has officially gone too far in his misguided criticism of President Obama. Newsone reports that 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 […]

During his syndicated radio show on our sister station Majic 107.5 / 97.5, Steve Harvey called out Cornel West and Tavis Smiley for their poverty bus tour, while defending President Barack Obama. After a listener sent an email about the duo’s tour being a hustle, Harvey didn’t shy away for offering his own opinion — […]

VIA: USA Today Leaders from the largest black Methodist churches have gathered in Columbia, South Carolina to seek solutions to the problems plaguing many young African Americans. The event, which is being called the Great Gathering, is the first time these three denominations will jointly meet. Participating churches are: African Methodist Episcopal (AME) African Methodist […]