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Cornel West is arrested by St. Louis Police during a protest outside the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in St. Louis. The arrests of scholar and civil rights activist West and the few dozen others were part of what's been billed as a national day of civil disobedience. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Cornel West is arrested by St. Louis Police during a protest outside the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in St. Louis. The arrests of scholar and civil rights activist West and the few dozen others were part of what's been billed as a national day of civil disobedience. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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CNN's Hala Gorani speaks to Professor Cornel West about his recent arrest in Ferguson, Missouri and why he chose to participate in the protests.