Dr. Cornell West arrested. #ferguson pic.twitter.com/HwlXPLNOqc
— Craig Cheatham (@CheathamKMOV) October 13, 2014
Earlier today in FERGUSON, MO, Academic/Activist/Author/Educator/Minister/Philosopher Dr. CORNEL WEST
Dr. WEST was in FERGUSON today to participate in the #FERGUSONOCTOBER rally, that was attended by over 1,000 persons.
He had joined peaceful demonstrations at St. Louis University on Sunday night. Hours earlier, during a large mass protest service, he said that he came to get arrested.
Dr. CORNEL WEST said;
“It’s a beautiful thing to see people on fire for justice, but I didn’t come here to give a speech. I came here to go to jail.”
#cornellwest arrested and in police van now in act of civil disobedience #moralmonday #fergusonoctober pic.twitter.com/vpAhuRjpBT
— Shadi Rahimi (@shadirahimi) October 13, 2014
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