Apropos Of Nothing

Man, who didn't love this...

UPDATE: Responding to Breaker's point below about iconic moments, I don't think this sort of thing could happen today. Media is just so fragmented.

I spent a lot of time railing against Obama/Cosby comparisons. But I think Obama's victory comes close in that sort of iconic way--I just won't forget all the pictures of crying black people. Of course that's politics, not entertainment. Man, am I glad that I was alive to see that...


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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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