Speaking to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (N.A.A.C.P.), President Barack Obama "delivered a fiery sermon to black America, warning parents and children that they must accept their own responsibilities."
Also: After the bailout, JP Morgan Chase and Goldman Sachs are towering titans of money and power.
Also: The government says unemployment is at 9.5%, and CNN says blacks are disproportionately represented in New York City's jobless pool.
Meanwhile: This national report(PDF) shows "how communities of color are adversely affected by our nation's broken health care system."
And: War Without End is expensive.
Finally: Whitney Houston - Run to You