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'Family Guy' Reimagines What 'The Cosby Show' Intro Might Look Like Today

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.17.2015 | Entertainment

"Family Guy" took aim at "The Cosby Show" Monday night, offering their interpretation of what the sitcom's intro might look like today, "knowing what ...

What Was The Goal Of Ebony's Provocative Cosby Cover?

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.23.2015 | Black Voices

EmbedContent(56295bfae4b0ec0a3893e85a,,Embed,html,Some({})) Ebony made a striking statement with its November cover, dividing the masses over its shat...

Malcolm-Jamal Warner: Ebony Cover Perpetuates 'Broken Black Family' Cliché

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.20.2015 | Black Voices

Ebony's November cover, which depicts a shattered image of the iconic Huxtable family from "The Cosby Show," unleashed a wave of controversy when it d...

Cosby Show Dreams and African American Financial Realities

Antonio Moore | Posted 10.19.2016 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

The typical African American reality was far different than the Cosby dream. With the Cosby show's meteoric rise Americans of all hues slowly forgot this truth hidden behind the decadent veil of their multi-million dollar Brooklyn brownstone.

Why Keshia Knight Pulliam Avoided Sexual Assault Claims In Interview With Cosby

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.13.2015 | Entertainment

Back in June, actress Keshia Knight Pulliam kicked off her podcast series "Kandidly Keshia" with an interview featuring her former "Cosby Show" co-sta...

'Cosby Show' Executive Producer Says The Show 'Is Kind Of Tarnished'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.03.2015 | Entertainment

Even the executive producer of "The Cosby Show" believes the iconic series is damaged following the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. To...

Terrorist Labels, Terrorist Sitcoms

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 04.28.2015 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

Watch the first episode of The Final Edition's new Jihadistan-based sitcom, "Secret Diaries of a Terrorist."

Phylicia Rashad Defends Bill Cosby Against Sexual Assault Allegations

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.07.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: In an interview with ABC News, Phylicia Rashad said she was misquoted by Showbiz 411, which reported that Rashad said "forget these women" whe...

My Top Ten 'Top Ten Critics List' Critic's List

John K. Herr | Posted 02.26.2015 | Comedy
John K. Herr

It's the end of the year, which means endless end-of-the-year lists, especially for TV shows. And I didn't watch TV this year. Seriously. I cut the cable cord in 2008. Yes, I am superior to you, thanks for asking.

The Bill Cosby We Loved Is Gone

Susan Berger | Posted 01.31.2015 | Fifty
Susan Berger

For those of us who grew up in the '60s, hearing accuser after accuser come forward with their accounts of rape and sexual assault by the beloved Bill Cosby is for some of us akin to a child learning there is no Santa, Easter Bunny or Tooth Fairy.

'Justice League' Hip Hop Music Producers Tweet "Bill Cosby Gets a Pass" on Rape Accusations

Janessa E. Robinson | Posted 01.25.2015 | Black Voices
Janessa E. Robinson

Everyone is certainly entitled to his or her opinion on Bill Cosby's innocence or lack thereof. Yet, I can only of think of one question: Why bother defending this man when he hardly defends himself?

'Cosby Show' Nostalgia Has Nothing To Do With Cosby's Alleged Sex Abuse

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment

HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri kicked off Monday's edition of "Spoiler Alert" with a message to anyone who says the sexual assault allegations agains...

'If a Tweet Falls in the Forest...' Life Without Applause-Signs, Laugh-Tracks and Likes

Kevin Walsh | Posted 12.17.2014 | Good News
Kevin Walsh

It's often not so much what happens in our lives -- as what we figure ought to happen. If no one likes this post, did it fail?

A Look Back At TV's Best-Dressed Family

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.25.2014 | Style

Not only did "The Cosby Show" introduce TV viewers to a fictional black family made up of professional, loving parents and their intelligent, witty ch...

Why Television Needs A New Cosby Show

Slate | Posted 09.19.2014 | Black Voices

This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the The Cosby Show. In January, Slate’s TV critic Willa Paskin wrote about the delightful possibility of ...

Producer Doreen Spicer on Playground Politix

Jeff Rivera | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

If you have a family, most likely you've seen some of the programs she's been involved with. And though she's been a writer behind-the-scenes for deca...

'The Cosby Show' Women Taught Us Everything We Needed To Know About Fashion

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.27.2014 | Black Voices

There's no denying the powerful impact that "The Cosby Show" has had on our culture. We, along with countless others, have waxed poetic about the sitc...

Relationship Advice From The Huxtables

Nikki Ho-Shing | Posted 11.24.2013 | TV
Nikki Ho-Shing

Viewers got more than just hijinks and a pre-Disney Channel Raven-Symoné from The Cosby Show. Nestled in their infamous Brooklyn brownstone, Cliff, Clair, Sondra, Denise, Theo, Vanessa, and Rudy offered up timeless relationship advice episode after episode.

WATCH: Was 'The Cosby Show' Realistic About Race?

OWN | Posted 07.10.2013 | OWN

For eight seasons, actress Phylicia Rashad played TV's favorite mom on "The Cosby Show." As Clair Huxtable, Rashad portrayed a strong, confident lawye...

'Cosby Show' Actress Dies

people.com | Rennie Dyball and Debra Lewis | Posted 08.01.2011 | Entertainment

Clarice Taylor, who played Bill Cosby's mother on The Cosby Show, died on Monday at age 93, her rep tells PEOPLE....

New Stage Production Explores Black Church Arsons

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) -- For playwright Marcus Gardley, the theater is his pulpit and plays are his sermons. His...

Black Girls Rock!

Teresa Clarke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Teresa Clarke

By Teresa Clarke, Chairman and CEO of Africa.com What was 1984? Orwell's best known political novel, the Los Angeles Olympics, the Ethiopian famine...

Cosby Girls Grow Up: Keshia Knight Pulliam & Raven Symone At NAACP Awards (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Keshia Knight Pulliam and Raven Symone looked all grown up and glamorous at Friday's NAACP Image Awards. The Cosby Show's Rudy and Olivia are now 30 a...

Barack Obama Is Cliff Huxtable: "Daily Show"'s Wyatt Cenac Compares The President To Bill Cosby (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In a brilliant segment from the "Daily Show"'s Senior Obamaist, Wyatt Cenac, we finally find out who Obama really is. The mysterious and popular presi...