As an appeasement move. And so in their minds they will bear no responsibility for the following riots (their not responsible but there's no way that they can't see the result of a no-bill).
The corporatist republicans are no different from the corporatist democrats in their lust for cheap labor and pandering skills.
Cosby is finding out what happens when you leave the plantation. He dared speak out as to why the black community is the way it is. He was probably told to clam up or else. He chose or else.
If you're working for years at minimum wage than you need a new game plan or skill set.
Employers that never plan to offer anything but minimum wage suck but that's where the afore mentioned skill...
what a difference 100 years makes.
In 1914 any lynch mob would have been a bunch of "white" people.