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Old 02-08-2007, 10:12 AM   #1
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Bill Cosby speaks out on the black culture

Subject: Right on, Bill.


Can't Blame White People by Bill Cosby

They're standing on the corner and they can't speak English.
I can't even talk the way these people talk:
Why you ain't,
Where you is,
What he drive,
Where he stay,
Where he work,
Who you be...
And I blamed the kid until I heard the mother talk.
And then I heard the father talk.
Everybody knows it's important to speak English... except these
knuckleheads.
Mushmouth is what they speak!

You can't be a doctor with that kind of crap coming out of your mouth.
In fact you will never get any kind of job making a decent living. People
marched and were hit in the face with rocks to get an education, and now
we've got these knuckleheads throwing that all away. The lower economic
people are not holding up their end in this deal.

These people are not parenting.
They are buying things for kids. $500 sneakers for what? And they won't
spend $200 for Hooked on Phonics. I am talking about these people who cry
when their son is standing there in an orange suit.
Where were you when he was 2?
Where were you when he was 12?
Where were you when he was 18?
And, how come you didn't know that he had a pistol?

And where is the father?
Or who is his father?
People putting their clothes on backward:
Isn't that a sign of something gone wrong?
People with their hats on backward, pants down around the crack, isn't
that a sign of something?

They're walking around with their nasty underwear showing, and holding
onto their pants to keep them from falling to the ground!



Or are you waiting for Jesus to pull his pants up?

Isn't it a sign of something when she has her dress all the way up to her
panty line, and got all types of needle piercings going through her body?

What part of Africa did this come from?
We are not Africans.
Those people are not Africans; they don't know a thing about Africa.

With names like Shaniqua, Taliqua and Mohammed and all of that crap, and
all of them are in jail.

Brown or black versus the Board of Education is no longer the white
person's problem.

We have got to take the neighborhood back. People used to be ashamed.
Today a woman has eight children with eight different 'husbands' -- or
men or whatever you call them now.

We have millionaire football players who cannot read.
We have million-dollar basketball players who can't write two paragraphs.
We as black folks have to do a better job.

Someone working at Wal-Mart with seven kids saying... you are hurting us.
We have to start holding each other to a higher standard. We cannot blame
the white people any longer.

It is not for media or any one of this time anymore to say whether I'm
right or wrong.
It is time, ladies and gentlemen, to look at the numbers.
Fifty percent of our children are dropping out of high school.
Sixty percent of the incarcerated males happen to be illiterate. There's
a correlation.

Tell the media to stop asking me what I think about people who don't
believe what I'm saying or feel that I'm too harsh or feel that I'm just
running my mouth because I'm old.

Seventy percent of the teenagers pregnant happen to be African American
girls.

Don't ask me to soften my message.

Bill Cosby
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Old 02-08-2007, 10:45 AM   #2
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I don't know that if this is a recent quote from Bill, but I know he got in trouble some time ago for saying these same things. I say he "got in trouble" well that was just with the folks who didn't agree with him.

I remember the first time I heard Bill stating some of this stuff. And it just seems to ring with so much truth, I don't see how anyone can argue against it.
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http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/cosby.asp
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Joepole nails another one

Well joe have you found the end of the net yet ? Oh and how do you feel about what Bill had to say in his column ? Thanks for the post.
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If the black community wants a true leader and role model, this is the man. He is saying what Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton SHOULD have been saying all along, but Jesse and Al aint interested in truly bettering the black community, they're only interested in lining their pockets and fomenting racial disharmony...in other words, they're rabblerousers!
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I think this fits well with our brief conversation about MLK Jr.

I was raised in a neighborhood where we didn't have many black people. I was attacked by a black boy once and a black girl another time, both at the local swimming pool. I knew one or two black people in college. But upon moving to Shreveport, I have been met by nothing but hospitable, friendly, and warm people, many of them black.

I know, I sound like a trust-fund baby or some dumb kid. Don't hold it against me. I just never knew any black people or even interacted with any black people.
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You have not lived here long enough

It is true that there are some very nice well kept well spoken blacks in Shreveport/Bossier I find in my store that most of the not all but most of them are from the base or not from this area but move here after they became adults and I think they can see this but they are way to few and I think it is very hard for them to speak out to the locals about this with out a backlash. I have met some black pastors one real nice guy Sharpe and two others that l think are the Al and Jessie twins this brings things way down for local blacks that do try to go to church. I will say I DO have black friends and deal with many of them at work and enjoy their company and business so please do not think I am a hate monger just calling it as it is. I hope they can learn from the others and make this a better place to live.
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