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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...

TV Land Pulls 'Cosby Show' Repeats | Posted 11.20.2014 | Entertainment

Bill Cosby is continuing to move off TV’s entertainment schedule and into its news programs....

Bill Cosby Asked The Internet To 'Meme' Him, And It Completely Backfired

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.11.2014 | Comedy

On Monday, Bill Cosby's Twitter account posted a link to a meme-generator on the comedian's website and playfully told followers to "Go ahead, meme me...

The Problem With Staying Together For The Kids

Joe DeProspero | Posted 12.29.2014 | Divorce
Joe DeProspero

I once overheard my father tell my mother, "The kids are all I have in this house." It wasn't flattering to hear. It just made me deeply sad.

Rinkins Report: Bill Cosby Reflects on Entertainment and Education

Zach Rinkins | Posted 12.06.2014 | Black Voices
Zach Rinkins

"You can have an education. You can even earn a doctorate degree. But, you will not succeed unless you value yourself. You must also have integrity, honesty and the ability to think."

'Black-ish': Horrible Parody of Black Family Life

Frances Cudjoe Waters | Posted 11.25.2014 | Black Voices
Frances Cudjoe Waters

I cringed when I saw the name and promos for Black-ish. But, I tried to reserve judgment until I saw it. And sure enough, its premise and the actual show is as offensive as its name.

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...

The Cosby Show Turns 30! Surprising Facts About the Hit Series

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.22.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

In Nov. 1984, just two months after a brand new TV show called The Cosby Show first debuted on NBC, John Markus, a writer on the series, visited his family in London, Ohio for Thanksgiving.

Reunited: 'A Different World' Cast On Show's Major Impact, 20 Years Later

OWN | Posted 09.18.2014 | OWN

It's been more than two decades since "The Cosby Show" spinoff series "A Different World" ended, but the show continues to have a lasting impact on an...

Vh1's 'ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta's Rise in the Rap Game'

Nsenga Burton | Posted 11.03.2014 | Black Voices
Nsenga Burton

Despite a strong introduction, the film quickly falls into a narrative that is hyper focused on rap music, yet fails to include in a meaningful way, other musical movements that were taking place simultaneously and contributed significantly to the rise of Atlanta rap.