Cornel West Has Reportedly Been Arrested In Ferguson, Missouri

 
Cornel West marching with protesters in Ferguson, Missouri
Cornel West marching with protesters in Ferguson, Missouri
Prominent activist Cornel West was handcuffed during demonstrations in Ferguson. West was also seen at protests Sunday night. West was joined by clergy in a march to the Ferguson police station on Monday. The demonstration, was "highly coordinated" with "organizers clearing paths, sending clergy in waves … willing to get arrested." Protesters planned a "day of action" Monday, demanding the arrest of the police officer who shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. West was reportedly handcuffed Monday afternoon and is presumed arrested:
Dr. Cornell West arrested.
Dr. Cornell West arrested.
  Protests have continued in Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, since a white police officer shot Brown in August. West is a philosopher, author, and activist who writes and teaches about race.
Where do you go from here Ferguson? 

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