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October 14, 2014

Cornel West Helps Protesters Get Past Police In Riot Gear To Occupy St. Louis University

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April V. Taylor After giving a rousing address at Chaifez Arena, Dr. Cornel West joined Ferguson October protests that occurred late Sunday evening into Monday morning.  After marching and organizing all weekend along with others, there were many who felt that the thousands of people who filled the arena to hear religious platitudes and take advantage of a free opportunity to hear Dr. West needed to do more than just…

VIDEO Of Dr. Cornel West Being Man Handled By Cops In Ferguson

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April V. Taylor After Dr. Cornel West embraced the young people leading the movement in Ferguson on Sunday during Ferguson October, he stood with them in acts of civil disobedience on Monday.  As a respected activist, author and Black intellectual, Dr. West’s presence helped mend a divide between young people and the older generation.  Many young leaders felt that adults were hijacking their efforts, trying to present a polished face…

#FergusonOctober Protesters Shut Down St. Louis Rams Game

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April V. Taylor After a weekend of protests during #FergusonOctober in St. Louis, Missouri that have seen protesters occupy St. Louis University, shut down three Wal-Marts, shut down Hollywood Casino and have Cornel West arrested, protesters have now unfurled banners at a St. Louis Rams Game.  Approximately fifty protesters attended the game with the intent to bring Rams fans, ESPN and sports fans attention to the injustice of a black…

Protesters In St. Louis Shutting Down Hollywood Casino After Shutting Down 3 WalMarts

Protesters In St. Louis Shutting Down Hollywood Casino After Shutting Down 3 WalMarts

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April V. Taylor Protesters are continuing their #MoralMonday protests and preparing to shutdown Hollywood Casino.  To watch live video from multiple protest sites, click the link below: http://www.ustream.tv/z   To follow events live on the ground in St. Louis and Ferguson this, follow me on Twitter.