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'30 Rock' Star Says We Need A New 'Cosby Show' To Normalize Diverse Voices

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.20.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Keith Powell, who played the hilarious James Toofer on NBC's "30 Rock," joined HuffPost Live Thursday and expressed disappointment with The Ho...

Bill Cosby Defamation Suit Adds Four More Women

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.15.2015 | Entertainment

Four more women who say Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them​ have joined the federal defamation lawsuit against the comedian, People reported o...

How 'The Cosby Show' Taught Me to Express My Cultural Identity

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 10.27.2015 | Entertainment
Ian Reifowitz

Bill Cosby is what he is, and he did what he did. I'm not here to comment on that. As for how his greatest creation is remembered, that's up to all of us collectively. What I'll say is that it had a tremendous effect on me, personally.

A Woman's Worth: Bill Cosby and Beyond | Posted 10.21.2015 | Black Voices

Protective thinking in response to a black man accused of sexual crimes is understandable, given America's history of stereotyping black men as predators. But reflexive and unthinking circling of wagons is a damaging reaction that protects the black community from exactly nothing.

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 contro...

The Ben Carson Show

Robert Brenner | Posted 10.15.2015 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

A television sitcom about a zany black brain surgeon and his lovable family. Tonight's episode: "Family Discussions."

Malcolm-Jamal Warner Says 'Cosby Show' Is Tarnished

AP | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 10.10.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "The Cosby Show" alum Malcolm-Jamal Warner says the series' legacy is "tarnished" by the sexual assault allegations made against ...

Cosby Case: A Clergy Lesson?

Rev. Dr. Sunny Farley | Posted 10.09.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Sunny Farley

As a child of the 1980s, I grew up with the Huxtables. I imagined Vanessa, Theo, Rudy, Denise and Olivia were my siblings and I adored Clair and Hea...

Keshia Knight Pulliam On 'The Cosby Show's Legacy

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.07.2015 | Black Voices

Since the surfacing of a long list of women and their sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, many have voiced their opinions o...

Bill Cosby Owes Every Woman in America an Apology

Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women
Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD

On behalf of my sisters, I ask you to utter these three simple words, "I am sorry." Why? When you violate the mind and body of even one sister, you violate the collective soul of our entire sisterhood.

So What Would That 'Coach' Reboot Which NBC Just Benched Have Been Like?

Jim Hill | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As recently as last month (August 13th, to be exact), NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt was talking up this "Coach" revival during a Q & A session at the Television Critics Association's annual press tour.

Zoe Kravitz Says Mom Lisa Bonet Is 'Disgusted And Concerned' Over Cosby Accusations

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 08.25.2015 | Entertainment

Lisa Bonet may not have spoken publicly about the allegations surrounding Bill Cosby, her former TV dad on "The Cosby Show," but according to da...

'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.&nb...

Raven-Symoné Was Told What To Eat As A Child Star After 'Getting Fat'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment

Raven-Symoné said she was told what and what not to eat while working on television sets as a child star because she was getting fat."  Th...

'Cosby Show' Actor Joseph C. Phillips Says 'Of Course Bill Cosby Is Guilty'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment

Joseph C. Phillips is the most recent "Cosby Show" star to publicly speak out about the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. Phillips, who ...

Jail for Cosby? The Case for Serial Rape

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 07.14.2015 | Crime
Amy Dardashtian

In a case like Cosby's where we now have an unsealed court document that may act as a corroborating piece of evidence and lend credibility to some of the stories, there should be a remedy for these women to have their day in court.

The Words of 37+ Women Against One Man: The Sad Conundrum of Bill Cosby

Gary Bailey M.S.W., A.C.S.W. | Posted 07.10.2015 | Black Voices
Gary Bailey M.S.W., A.C.S.W.

Cliff and Claire Huxtable and their wonderful family can still be the idealized version of what a family can be. I am heeding my late mother's sage advice and no longer confusing the characters that they play with real life.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Stepping Out With Louis York and Jon Bellion

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

To take a page from The Beasties Boys, the next two acts featured on A-Sides have mad hits like they were Rod Carew. Sadaharu Oh even. Louis York are the multi-platinum team of songwriters/producers Claude Kelly and Chuck Harmony.

What Clair Huxtable Taught My Single Dad About Parenting

Emilie Bahr | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Emilie Bahr

Growing up with my single father, I had remarkably free reign when it came to matters of style. Although I recognized certain perks associated with my dad's lack of sartorial scrutiny, there were times when I longed for a woman's watchful eye.

'Rape Trumps Race': Is Bill Cosby's Image Tarnished in Black History?

Jewel Allison | Posted 05.04.2015 | Black Voices
Jewel Allison

As Black History Month comes and goes, television shows that foster black pride also come and go. I understand that many black men attached their self worth and their manhood to the character Bill Cosby made famous. In retrospect, I do not believe we need to look at television to give us our self worth.

Dear Empire Critics, Stop Hating. You Just Don't Get It.

Ernest Owens | Posted 04.07.2015 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

It's a prime-time drama for entertainment and reflection, people, not a political editorial or a public-policy initiative. Lee Daniels is a creator who should be given a right to fully explore his cinematic talent without being constrained by the narrow social confines of "making black people look good."

Malcolm-Jamal Warner Comments On Bill Cosby Allegations

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.21.2015 | Entertainment

Malcolm-Jamal Warner, who most fans know as Theo from "The Cosby Show," recently nabbed his first Grammy nomination, and in an interview with Billboar...

What Collateral Damage Could the Cosby Quagmire Inflict on the African-American Community?

Chandra Thomas Whitfield | Posted 01.31.2015 | Black Voices
Chandra Thomas Whitfield

While many of us have celebrated and enjoyed Cosby's talents, he is one man who in no way represents an entire race of people. We all must do our part to ensure that no matter how this situation ultimately unfolds, that it does not end up casting an unwarranted negative shadow on an entire community.

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.

To Hell With Bill Cosby? Disney Already Did That With The Devil and Max Devlin

Jim Hill | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Like a lot of you folks out there, I don't exactly know how to feel about Bill Cosby right now. I mean, the man is a comedy legend. As a kid, I listen...