Cornel West Endorses Bernie Sanders, Calls Him a 'Prophetic Politician'

Philosopher and Black Lives Matter activist Cornel West wrote​ a Facebook status on Monday explaining why he endorses Bernie Sanders for president and rejects the candidacy of Donald Trump.


West said Sanders is in the line of “prophetic politicians...who tell the truth about Wall Street, white supremacy, empire, patriarchy and homophobia.”

He went on to say that Trump is also “for real but not for right. Trump's attacks on precious Mexican brothers and sisters are unconscionable – even as his blessed mother was born in Scotland and grandfather (Mr. Drumpf) was born in Germany.”

Read West's full statement below:

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