WATCH: Dr. Cornel West tells Kanye West, who says February is Black Future Month instead of Black History Month, that ‘as an artist he should recognize every performance is the authorizing of a future in the midst of a present trying to recover the best of the past. Black History Month is not about the past. You get that in Kanye’s music, but not in his rhetoric. So, Kanye thinks you can have Black Future Month without Black History? Tell that brother to get off the symbolic crack pipe’ — And Dr. West said that off the cuff in front of the Sunset Plaza