The State of the Black Union was held recently at Hampton University in Virginia. The annual gathering charts how far blacks have come and assesses obstacles that still undermine progress. The highlight was a panel discussion featuring the Rev. Al Sharpton, former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder and Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota, the first Muslim elected to Congress.
Question: Were Bill Cosby, Juan Williams, Thomas Sowell, J.C. Watts, Colin Powell, Clarence Thomas, Shelby Steele and Joe Brown all busy? Or just too candid?