Bill Cosby pound cake speech

The reaction to Bill Cosby publicly shaming low-income Black people was similar to the reaction to Jay-Z blaming single parent households for negative police relations with Black people, since both were flawed messengers.

A U.S. district judge used Bill Cosby’s 2004 “Pound Cake” speech, which took Black parents to task for failing to properly raise their kids, as grounds for unsealing a damaging deposition, reports The Washington Post. Judge Eduardo C. Robreno said the speech, and Cosby’s general posture as a “public moralist,” made the deposition a legitimate […]