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The Problem With Staying Together For The Kids

Joe DeProspero | Posted 10.29.2014 | 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 10.06.2014 | 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 09.25.2014 | 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 09.22.2014 | 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 09.03.2014 | 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.

Raven-Symone Was So Fancy Back In The Day

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 07.24.2014 | Entertainment

Sorry, Iggy Azelea, but Raven-Symone has been fancy for years now. The former "The Cosby Show" star posted an adorable photo to Instagram from when...

Malcolm Jamal Warner Reveals AMAZING Cosby Show Secret

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 07.23.2014 | Black Voices

The famous on screen compatibility of “The Cosby Show” family of actors made for one heck of a ride for viewers. But behind the scenes, teenage ho...

Bill Cosby Is Coming Back To TV!

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 07.13.2014 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Bill Cosby could be returning to the network with a new comedy as soon as next summer. The series, described as a "cla...

Where Is This Generation's Clair Huxtable?

Dr. Misee Harris | Posted 09.01.2014 | TV
Dr. Misee Harris

Where is this generation's Clair Huxtable? Phylicia Rashad's character showed me through her television portrayal that with hard work, good values, and grace I could accomplish anything. Where have all of the black lawyers and doctors on television gone?

7 Classic Sitcom Dad Scenes That Will Warm Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 06.13.2014 | Black Voices

What would we do without sitcom fathers? They teach us important lessons, offer love, support, and comedic relief when we need it the most. This Fa...

WATCH: Phylicia Rashad On 'The Cosby Show' Kids Today

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

As one of the most recognizable TV moms during the '80s and '90s, Phylicia Rashad developed a very tight-knit bond with the actors who played her chil...

WATCH: 'Cosby Show' Star Cringes At The Current State Of Sitcoms

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

It's been 22 years since the universally-acclaimed "Cosby Show" went off the air, and sitcoms just haven't been the same since, according to Phylicia ...

Ross Luippold

Bill Cosby Pretty Much Killed It At SXSW

HuffingtonPost.com | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.13.2014 | Comedy

"You better live this!" Bill Cosby's spontaneous reply to an audience member was simply a throwaway joke about marriage (it received big laughs), b...

These 8 TV Couples Are Our Marriage Role Models

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.21.2014 | Weddings

Washington D.C.'s most ruthless power couple is back on the small screen now that Netflix has released season 2 of "House of Cards," and like many of ...

Cosby Fans Rejoice!

AP | Posted 01.27.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is confirming that Bill Cosby is developing a possible new sitcom he would star in. The deal brings the 76-year-old entertainer...

Single Ladies' Dayna Lynne North: A TV Scribe to Watch

Xaque Gruber | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

In an industry that has been difficult for women writers to establish themselves, let alone non-white writers, Dayna Lynne North has cemented a reputation as a significant voice in the growing ranks of terrific African-American TV writer/producers.

WATCH: From 'Julia' To 'Scandal,' A Look At The Roles Of Black Women On TV

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 10.07.2013 | Black Voices

To see someone on television that looks like you is a powerful feeling. It’s a feeling one can take for granted if their image is the one that domi...

Heartbreaking & Hilarious Photos From Series Finales

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 09.30.2013 | TV

All good things must come to an end, even our favorite TV shows. Viewers said goodbye to Walter White and "Breaking Bad" on Sunday, Sept. 29, but time...

29 Years Ago: The Cosby Show Premiered On This Day

Posted 09.20.2013 | Black Voices

Twenty-nine years ago today, one of the most iconic and impactful shows about a black family debuted on television sets around the nation: "The Cosby ...

'Cousin Oliver' Round-Up: 9 of TV's Inexplicably Added Children

Hulu.com | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy
Hulu.com

In The Brady Bunch's fifth and final season, all of the Brady kids were looking a little long in the tooth. As a last-minute gambit to salvage the show, eight-year-old Cousin Oliver joined the family, and oh, the hijinks and hilarity that ensued.

The 'Cosby Show's' Cast Least Favorite Title Sequence

Posted 07.29.2013 | TV

Malcolm-Jamal Warner, who "Cosby Show" fans know as Theo Huxtable, stopped by "Katie" on Friday to reminisce about the good old days for her Hollywood...

Bill Cosby's Big Reveal

Posted 07.16.2013 | TV

The polls have closed, and longtime fans of "The Cosby Show" -- and Cliff Huxtable's (Bill Cosby) sweaters -- have voted on the best "Cosby Sweater" o...

Bill Cosby's Coming Back To TV!

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.12.2013 | TV

Bill Cosby will return to TV with a new concert special titled "Far From Finished," which will air on Comedy Central in November, the network announce...