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- -: Dr. Cornel West and Tavis Smiley: Fireside Chat

April 11, 2012 (over 9 years ago)

Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West are doing a nationwide tour to promote their new book, "The Rich and the Rest of Us." The Black Googler Network (BGN) will be hosting them for a YouTube live stream of a moderated chat.

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Source: Google Talks

- -: Cornel West - The Precarious Fate of Barack Obama

November 9, 2009 (almost 12 years ago)

http://bit.ly/if0Jax - The president faces a choice, Cornel West says. He can be a masterful, Machiavellian politician like Bill Clinton or a great transformative leader like Abraham Lincoln.

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- -: What Keeps Cornel West up at Night

June 3, 2011 (over 10 years ago)

The Princeton professor explains how the spread of indifference to other people's suffering is the most dangerous phenomenon in the world.

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- -: Cornel West Uncovers Obama's Brain Fetish

June 3, 2011 (over 10 years ago)

The President's failing is that he is "mesmerized" by brilliant men who are too cozy with Wall Street.

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- -: Is Obama Just a Spectacle?

June 3, 2011 (over 10 years ago)

Or will he finally show backbone and take a firm stance? Cornel West hopes for the latter but fears the former.

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- -: Cornel West's Catastrophic Love

June 3, 2011 (over 10 years ago)

http://bit.ly/if0Jax - In the face of cruelty and sorrow, there is a form of love that can propel people past feelings of bitterness and revenge and into the desire to promote justice—for Cornel West this force is embodied in the blues.

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- -: Why Cornel West Beat up His Third Grade Teacher

June 3, 2011 (over 10 years ago)

His third-grade teacher slapped him when he didn't salute the flag, and he hit her back.

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- -: How Intellectuals Betrayed the Poor

June 3, 2011 (over 10 years ago)

http://bit.ly/if0Jax - For 40 years academics were duped into idolizing the idea of unfettered markets, says Cornel West, and now our society is paying a terrible price.

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- -: Cornel West Sounds Off on Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

October 16, 2009 (almost 12 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/10/09/Brother_West_Living_and_Loving_Out_Loud Cornel West congratulates President Obama on receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, but cautions that the honor comes with tremendous responsibility. "It's going to be hard to be a war president with a Peace Prize," ...

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- -: Cornel West: The End of Reagan Era Politics

October 21, 2009 (almost 12 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/10/09/Brother_West_Living_and_Loving_Out_Loud Cornel West condemns what he calls Ronald Reagan's "indifference to poor people" and claims the former president ushered in a new set of "vicious policies" towards minorities and the underprivileged. "The whole ...

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- -: Jay-Z Decodes '99 Problems'

December 11, 2010 (almost 11 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/11/15/Decoded_Jay-Z_in_Conversation_with_Cornel_West Viewer advisory: This excerpt contains explicit language. Hip-hop legend Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter tells the story behind his hit single "99 Problems," and discusses a common misconception about the song's ch...

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- -: Jay-Z: Why Context Matters In Hip-Hop

January 7, 2011 (over 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/11/15/Decoded_Jay-Z_in_Conversation_with_Cornel_West World-renowned hip-hop artist Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter discusses the importance of understanding the context of hip-hop lyrics. He highlights the pioneering rap group NWA, who some have written off as "gangst...

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- -: Cornel West on Philosophy and the Funk of Disappointment

March 4, 2011 (over 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/01/26/Does_Philosophy_Still_Matter Cornel West argues that philosophy should not be viewed as an instrument to counter disappointment. "Disappointment is a constant companion all the time," says West. "Sorrow is a constant companion for a blues man like me....

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- -: Jay-Z on the Future of the Recording Industry

March 25, 2011 (over 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/11/15/Decoded_Jay-Z_in_Conversation_with_Cornel_West Superstar rap artist Jay-Z discusses his views on the future of the recording industry. He argues that the internet has provided a much-needed "purging" of mediocre players from the music business, but cr...

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- -: Cornel West: Courage is Contagious

May 27, 2011 (over 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2011/05/12/Marables_Malcolm_X_A_Life_of_Reinvention Author Cornel West discusses how to ignite a movement toward change by echoing the spirit of courage embraced by activists like Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. "The crisis in this empire is going to come,"...

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Courtney Martin: Reinventing Feminism

December 1, 2010 (almost 11 years ago)

Courtney Martin talks about hiw feminism is not about hating but making a change through the means you know how to do best.

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Source: TED

Cornel West: Cornel West's 1993 Wesleyan University Commencement Address

May 30, 1993 (over 28 years ago)

Cornel West gives the keynote speech at Wesleyan University's 1993 commencement.

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Source: Humanity

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