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Monday, March 12, 20073/12/2007Mar122007150Discussion: White Privilege and Black Failure, Three Responses to Bill Cosby's 2004 CommentsIn May 2004, speaking at the 50th anniversary commemoration of Brown vs. the Topeka Board of Education, Bill Cosby created a stir when he chastised a section of the African American community for poor parenting, neglect of education, focus on material gains, and other adverse behaviors. The Edwin Mellen Press has just published a book, <em>Essays in Response to Bill Cosby's Comments about African American Failure</em> (February 2007). Three contributors to this volume, Dr. Rasheeda Ayanru (Le Moyne College), Dr. Theresa A. Mohamed, and Dr. Ednita Wright (both from Onondaga College) discuss their responses to the controversy.2007/03/20070312_1800_cosbydiscussion.mp33/12/200701:51:1553.49 MB7275