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May 28, 2004 2:24 pm

Bill Cosby: Part III (Hopeful Signs)

Jon Bean stresses the negative black response to Bill Cosby's comments. Earlier, I predicted that Cosby might be "Clarenced."

Perhaps, as King Banaian's post also indicates, it is not quite as bad as it seems. Articles by Stanley Crouch, Hugh Pearson and others show that Cosby have drawn surprising, though sometimes highly qualified, support from leading black intellectuals. Is the tide turning?

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