Last week, a judge acquitted three New York City detectives in the shooting death of 23-year-old Sean Bell.
Some people expected large protests, but the city was relatively quiet except for a small protest in Harlem.
Our bloggers weigh in on that, plus the continuing Rev. Wright controversy and John McCain's efforts to connect with black voters.
For more, Farai Chideya speaks with Jim Collier of Acting White; Trey Ellis of the The Huffington Post, and Robert Redding of Redding News Review.