Monday, July 14, 2008

Barack Cosby

Speaking to the NAACP, Barack Obama expressed a need for black people to "do more in our own lives, our own families and our own communities." The sentiment met with a surprising amount of criticism from the black community when it was put forth by Bill Cosby and, at the same time, brought a lot of conservatives on board with the message that Cosby was advancing. I hope that this message meets a better reception in the black community now than it did 2 years ago. I also hope that "conservatives" stand WITH Obama in this instance... the same as they overwhelmingly did with Cosby. Read the article here:



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