Tuesday, August 22, 2006

"Banish The Bling" & Ineffective Politicians

Juan Williams, NPR senior correspondent and Fox News contributor has joined comedian Bill Cosby in calling African Americans to account for the failures and misery in certain segments of our communities. In an article titled "Banish the Bling", Williams' writes:

"The civil rights movement continues, but the struggle today is not so much in the streets as in the home -- and with our children. If systemic racism remains a reality, there is also a far more sinister obstacle facing African American young people today: a culture steeped in bitterness and nihilism, a culture that is a virtual blueprint for failure." Read more...

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