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Author and Activist Cornel West and Actor Danny Glover Stop by Yum Village Today

The pair are campaigning for Senator Bernie Sanders

Academic Cornel West, a supporter of Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, speaks during an event with local campaign volunteers at a field office located in a residence on February 1, 2020 in Waterloo, Iowa. On the penultimate day of campaign before the Iowa Caucus, Democratic Presidential candidates and their supporters are traversing the state to greet prospective voters.
Cornel West campaigns for Bernie Sanders today in Detroit.
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Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

Prominent academic, author, and activist Dr. Cornel West and actor Danny Glover will be paying a visit to New Center today with a stop at Afro-Caribbean restaurant Yum Village. Owner Godwin Ihentuge confirms to Eater that the pair will arrive around noon to speak to voters ahead of the Michigan state primary on Tuesday, March 10.

The pair along with State House Representative Isaac Robinson are expected to make the stop for around 20 minutes on Friday. Both West and Glover are supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders. West is schedule to speak tonight at a Sanders campaign event tonight at TCF Center in downtown Detroit. They’ll be joined by Representative Rashida Tlaib and Detroit City Council member Mary Sheffield.

Sanders, who is vying for the Democratic presidential nomination against former Vice President Joe Biden, canceled a previously scheduled event this week in Mississippi to return to Michigan.

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