He sees the truth – the advantages of his skin color – the history – the present day issues so many don’t want to acknowledge or have a discussion about.
Dr. Cornel West and actor Harry Belafonte are also among those expected to attend the events, which include a mass march and a planned act of civil disobedience. They will join local activists who have been calling for the arrest of police officer Darren Wilson, who killed Mike Brown; for the appointment of a special prosecutor in the case; and the firing of Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson.
The scholar, author and activist Dr. Cornel West speaks to DemocracyNow! about his new book.