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

April 11, 2012 (over 5 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 (over 7 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 (about 6 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 (about 6 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 (about 6 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 (about 6 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 (about 6 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 (about 6 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 8 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 8 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 (over 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 (about 6 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 (over 6 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 (about 24 years ago)

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

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Source: Humanity

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