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EBONY To Honor Top 100 Black Influencers Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 11.20.2014 | Black Voices

Ebony Magazine has a history of celebrating influential African Americans. As usual, the magazine's annual 'Power 100' list of standout figures in...

Cornel West: "Obama Is A Global George Zimmerman"

Democracy Now! | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics
Democracy Now!

For a response to President Obama's comments on the acquittal of George Zimmerman and racism in the United States, Democracy Now! speaks with Dr. Corn...

Cornel West Takes Aim at Black MSNBC Hosts For Supporting Obama

The Huffington Post | Michelle Marques | Posted 11.13.2012 | Black Voices

Cornel West is no stranger to controversy, and this time his fervent slingshot is aimed at black MSNBC hosts. During an interview on "Democracy N...

Saying 'Vagina' In The Pulpit

Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D. | Posted 08.22.2012 | Religion
Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D.

In the aftermath of the silencing of Rep. Brown, I confess that I took some delight in the many tweeple who took to the twitterverse to speculate on what if any euphemistic term would have been acceptable in lieu of the medically appropriate anatomical term, vagina.

10 Professors Behaving Badly

Posted 06.11.2012 | College

It's always best to pay attention to professors, but it's sometimes what they say and do outside of the classroom that attracts the most attention. ...

Big Bank Threatening Foreclosure On Elderly Civil Rights Activist During MLK Campaign

Posted 02.07.2012 | Business

In the midst of a campaign to help "fulfill" the "vision" of Martin Luther King Jr., JPMorgan Chase has come under fire for threatening to evict an el...

Brennan Williams

Raheem DeVaughn Opens Up On Arrest With Dr. Cornel West & Being An Unsigned Artist

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.19.2011 | Black Voices

As the Occupy Wall Street movement continues to spread across the globe, notable entertainers are showing up among its supporters in increasing number...

The Krugman/Stiglitz Army Is on the March (and It's Too Late for Michael Bloomberg to Stop It)

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Whether or not the the #Occupy Wall Street protesters explicitly adopt policy proposals or only generate political energy for the spirit of them, the Krugman/Stiglitz Army is at last on the march.

Notes on Getting Out of the Partisan Trap

Harry Kresky | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics
Harry Kresky

It's time to push the envelope on the nature of the political process itself and the ways in which, in its current form, it reinforces pre-existing economic, racial and social divisions and competition, all of which foster partisanship.

DiCaprio & Others Engage Online Community with Clear Message: This Is Our Moment for Clean Energy Action

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

This is our moment to put clean energy and climate solutions in place. That is what Leonardo DiCaprio, Edward Norton, Justin Long, Emmy Rossum, Forest...