Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

Often opinionated rap star Kanye West wants to change the way we acknowledge Black History Month altogether by switching the name to "Black Future Month" — others, like Dr. Cornel West, think he may be a bit off in his approach.


NEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates has had enough. The influential author and journalist has deleted his widely followed Twitter account, writing “peace, y’all. I’m out.” Coates had had a contentious exchange with Cornel West, author of “Race Matters.” West had recently called Coates’ views on race simplistic and defeatist. He contended that Coates was […]

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Last week, Black Twitter nearly exploded when Cornel West slammed  Ta-Nehisi Coates in an article for The Guardian. The Harvard professor wrote, “Coates’ allegiance to Obama has produced an impoverished understanding of Black history.” West is referring to Coates’ book We Were Eight Years in Power, calling Coates the “neoliberal face of the Black freedom […]

Roland Martin knows Michael Eric Dyson and Cornel West, so we asked him about their beef during his visit to “The D.L. Hughley Show.” Roland tells us he will always have Cornel’s back before Michael’s. Listen to the audio player to hear him explain why in this exclusive interview! Listen to the “The D.L. Hughley Show” LIVE weekdays […]

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Monday’s “The Kelly File” segment on Fox News turned into a war of words between the host, Megyn Kelly and Dr. Cornel West. The three-minute debate centered on the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the various cases of Black-on-Black crime as Kelly kicked things off with discussing Peggy Hubbard, a St. Louis area grandmother who – as […]

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In a debate that showed off Bill O’Reilly’s racism and Dr. Cornel West’s intelligence, The FOX News host doubled down on his insistence that there…

Michael Eric Dyson and Cornel West have been going at it for years. But if you ask Dyson, his first time strongly speaking out about West is in his latest and controversial op-ed. He joined us on “The D.L. Hughley Show” to discuss. West is known for having issues with President Obama, Al Sharpton, and […]

Bruh! Who hurt you? Michael Eric Dyson wrote the longest read we’ve ever read for the New Republic. The subject matter that made him furiously…

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Taking advantage of the friendly crowd at Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Conference, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson publicly responded to Dr. Cornel West’s jabs against…

The National Black Church Initiative has a stern message for folks who have been critical of Tavis Smiley and Cornel West: Leave them alone. “Take your hands off these brothers,” the NBCI says in a statement. “They Are Our Black Princes.” The National Black Church Initiative, (NBCI) a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of […]