Friday, April 18, 2008

Atlantic Profile on Bill Cosby and His Black Conservatism

The Atlantic Monthly has a smart feature. They often produce videos interviewing an author of a piece they are currently running. So, for example, here's a video (below) of Ta-Nehisi Coates talking about Bill Cosby and his critique of Black America--in conjunction with his profile, This Is How We Lost to the White Man: The Audacity of Bill Cosby's Black Conservatism.

Ross Douthat responds to one of the points raised by Coates.