28 June 2017

We watched Bill Cosby fighting to hide the testimonies of dozens of women who accused him of drugging and sexually assaulting them while simultaneously joking to his fans that people “have to be careful about drinking around [him].” Cosby has been a prominent figure of Black fatherhood for generations through his role on The Cosby Show and producer credit for spin-off A Different World. Cosby remains a prominent figure in the news after years of litigation—which he successfully hid from public sight for decades. In the wake of his recent mistrial, the 79-year-old’s entertainment legacy has effectively overshadowed the egregious acts he is accused of.


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