Is Bill Cosby Right?: Book summary and reviews of Is Bill Cosby Right? by Michael Eric Dyson

Is Bill Cosby Right?

Or Has the Black Middle Class Lost its Mind?

by Michael Eric Dyson

Is Bill Cosby Right? by Michael Eric Dyson

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The acclaimed "hip-hop intellectual" exposes the raw nerve of class and generational warfare in black America with this provocative defense of impoverished African Americans.

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"Despite the specificity and ferocity of Dyson's critique ...Cosby ends up more of a straw man than take-down victim, as Dyson celebrates the "persistent freedom of black folk."" - PW

"Dyson is thorough and places Cosby in check, but his book still begs for discussion of the consequences of social dysfunctionality beyond historical repetition and the imperfections of America's most popular race-neutral dad." - Booklist

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