Tag: Jelani Cobb

  • Ferguson October: A Movement Goes On Offense

    By Jelani Cobb | October 15, 2014 ....The marchers intended to fill Ferguson’s jails as a gesture of solidarity and a statement of noncompliance with a police department that they deemed morally compromised. Addressing a rally the night before the demonstration, Cornel West, the writer and academic, remarked that he “did not come here to give speeches.” He came there, he said, to be arrested.