Cornel West on MLK’s Contributions & Legacy

Audience reactions from APB speaker Cornel West’s speech at Bowling Green State University on 1.19.17

  1. You DEFINITELY don't want to miss Cornel West speak tonight about the legacy of love, truth, and justice left by MLK. 6:30 in BTSU Ballroom! https://t.co/buvU6PsqeJ
    You DEFINITELY don't want to miss Cornel West speak tonight about the legacy of love, truth, and justice left by MLK. 6:30 in BTSU Ballroom! pic.twitter.com/buvU6PsqeJ
  2. Celebrating the incomparable Martin Luther King Jr. with the great @CornelWest tonight @bgsu.
  3. Looking forward to hearing @CornelWest speak tonight 🙏🏾❤️
  4. A full house is expected in the BGSU ballroom to hear Dr. Cornel West! https://t.co/QWbmHxtLGj
    A full house is expected in the BGSU ballroom to hear Dr. Cornel West! pic.twitter.com/QWbmHxtLGj
  5. Happening now: Nearly 1,000 people fill @theBTSU Ballroom to hear Cornel West. #Bgsu https://t.co/LgcBMByZEX
    Happening now: Nearly 1,000 people fill @theBTSU Ballroom to hear Cornel West. #Bgsu pic.twitter.com/LgcBMByZEX
  6. If you're not at this Cornel West talk get here!
  7. Cornel West speaking now at @bgsu. MLK not an icon in museum, but a wave in the ocean. https://t.co/YJC0JV7NlV
    Cornel West speaking now at @bgsu. MLK not an icon in museum, but a wave in the ocean. pic.twitter.com/YJC0JV7NlV
  8. "What does it mean to be human?" @CornelWest challenging us all to think about how we can continue to live out the legacy of MLK Jr.
  9. "What kind of human beings will we choose to be on the short track from our mothers womb's to our tombs?" -@CornelWest
  10. "We don't want to hear something that makes us feel uncomfortable. We want something that makes us feel good." -#CornelWest
  11. "Never believe in the lie that people are self-made...we're all shaped and molded by something bigger than us." -#CornelWest
  12. "Every religion has fascist elements...we have to be anti-fascist across the board," @CornelWest.
  13. "Materialism- deified being a brand rather than fighting for a cause" -@CornelWest
  14. American militarism abroad connected with condition of minorities at home: @CornelWest speaking at @bgsu #mlk #MLKDAY https://t.co/ii7OMgyjEN
    American militarism abroad connected with condition of minorities at home: @CornelWest speaking at @bgsu #mlk #MLKDAY pic.twitter.com/ii7OMgyjEN
  15. "We're talking about a culture that is celebrating a brand rather than fighting for a cause," @CornelWest.
  16. "You cannot separate lovingness, tenderness, sweetness from the fight for social justice." -#CornelWest
  17. "It's about being a hope not just engaging in a discourse of hope" @CornelWest #HESANation what are you doing to be a hope?
  18. "Your voice is like your fingerprint. Nobody has it but you" @CornelWest #BGSU what are you doing with your fingerprint?!
  19. Incredibly powerful and inspiring and enlightening speech by Dr. Cornel West today at BG
  20. Having the pleasure to hear Dr. Cornel West speak was easily the most enlightening enriching experience I've had all 4 years HANDS DOWN✨❤️
  21. Dr. Cornel West hugged me, so I'm never going to shower ever again.
  22. thank you, Dr. Cornel West, for teaching and sharing with us tonight https://t.co/3UkbcZyUbR
    thank you, Dr. Cornel West, for teaching and sharing with us tonight pic.twitter.com/3UkbcZyUbR
  23. Had to follow Cornel West on Twitter after his speech at BG tonight🔥💯
  24. I didn't get a pic, but it was such an honor watching Dr. Cornel West speak tonight ✊🏾❤ good job @bgsu let's bring more
  25. I had the incredible honor to meet and hear @CornelWest speak this past MLK day. He reminded me… https://t.co/E3NZNmU6KM
    I had the incredible honor to meet and hear @CornelWest speak this past MLK day. He reminded me…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BPeC4BKDsjE/ 
  26. Hearing @CornelWest speak tonight was one of the highlights of my college career. He gave me so much insights about everything.
  27. Heard Cornel West tonight at BGSU speaking on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. https://t.co/bwtf8o0QA3
    Heard Cornel West tonight at BGSU speaking on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. pic.twitter.com/bwtf8o0QA3
  28. Great way to spend my night , had the honor of hearing Dr. Cornel west speak ! pic.twitter.com/WZ6Mwj4aPh
  29. IF YOU WERENT AT CORNEL WEST TONIGHT YOU WERE MISSING OUT
  30. Incredible speech from Cornel West at BG tonight. "The artist is the vanguard of humanity." @… https://t.co/dnsiYj20Gb
    Incredible speech from Cornel West at BG tonight. "The artist is the vanguard of humanity." @…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BPeEd74AYBn/ 
  31. Seeing Dr. Cornel West speak was nothing less than refreshing. I needed that!
  32. Mannnn I should've stay a little after Cornel West was done speaking. I would've loved to get a pic with him 😭😭😭
  33. Use to always watch his videos on YouTube or CNN ...and I met him in person 🙌🏾😊 great day for me & wonderful speaker @CornelWest https://t.co/ilpdAzxsIR
    Use to always watch his videos on YouTube or CNN ...and I met him in person 🙌🏾😊 great day for me & wonderful speaker @CornelWest pic.twitter.com/ilpdAzxsIR
  34. If yal weren't there to hear Dr. Cornel West speak tonight, you missed out
  35. Dr. @CornelWest just gave me the push I needed to create all of the empowerment that my community and I need for the next 4years #thankyou
  36. Going to be comprehending everything that @CornelWest said tonight very thoughtfully. So thankful for the opportunity to see him speak!