Cornel West Arrested in Ferguson at Protest Against Police Brutality


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Ferguson police arrest Cornel West, religious leaders protesting police shootings

RT America on Oct 13, 2014

Ferguson, MO police on Monday arrested Dr. Cornel West and several religious leaders participating in a march to bring awareness to the widespread nature of police shootings. After a weekend of protests throughout the St. Louis area, the group that included West faced off with riot gear clad law enforcement officers in front of the Ferguson Police Department. RT’s Lindsay France is on the ground and has more details on the marches and arrests.

Cornel West, Faith Leaders and Activists Arrested as Ferguson October Continues

TheRealNews on Oct 13, 2014

20 people including Cornel West are arrested carrying out civil disobedience at the Ferguson police station after being denied a meeting with local officials.


Thousands descend on St. Louis for Ferguson October

TheRealNews on Oct 12, 2014

Protesters come to Ferguson to support local organizers in the
aftermath of repeated incidents of police brutality.


From the archives:

Carl Dix: The Killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, interviewed by Cindy Sheehan

Black Prophetic Fire: Cornel West on the Revolutionary Legacy of Leading African-American Voices

The Ordination Service for Chris Hedges, with Cornel West

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