On Monday, Bill Cosby is set to be sentenced in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas for drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University administrator Andrea Constand in 2004. Prosecutors were hoping to have additional women who have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct to testify at his sentencing…
Bill Cosby won’t be sentenced until September after being found guilty of rape, but the Pennsylvania Sexual Offenders Assessment Board is recommending the disgraced comedian be classified as a sexually violent predator ahead of his sentencing.
Jamilah Lemieux has about 3,000 accounts muted and blocked on social media. As a black woman who often uses her platform to call out abusive behavior towards black women and girls, Twitter’s mute feature is a tool she’s become more than familiar with.
Responding to rumors published online last week, a representative for Bill Cosby spoke out Friday to assert that “there are no issues” in Bill and Camille Cosby’s marriage.
The woman who was at the center of Bill Cosby’s recent trial, Andrea Constand, says that although it’s taken years, she’s forgiven Cosby for the 2004 drugging and indecent assault of which he was convicted in April.
Bill Cosby is scheduled to be sentenced in September after being convicted of drugging and molesting former Temple University women’s basketball administrator Andrea Constand.
I caught up with Tarana Burke at the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault annual awards on Monday in New York City, where she picked up yet another award for her years of activism, most notably #MeToo.
Bill Cosby no longer has two honors bestowed upon him by the Kennedy Center. Just two weeks after he was found guilty of aggravated indecent assault, Cosby’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor received in 2009 and a Kennedy Center Honors received in 1998 were rescinded.
This weekend, while driving with my windows down in 86-degree, sunny springtime weather, my car’s playlist (mostly comedy, hip-hop and old-school R&B) shuffled randomly to a 26-minute story from a 1968 comedy album. As a lover of storytelling, I couldn’t bring myself to hit the skip button as the winding, 26-minute…
After adopting a new code of conduct and new procedures for handling workplace misconduct allegations in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal last year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday that it had expelled Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski from its membership.
The hullabaloo about Kanye West’s nonsensical rants, the Bill Cosby conviction and the movement to mute R. Kelly has exposed a clear line of demarcation with two opposing sides.
Last week, Bill Cosby was found guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault during his retrial on sexual assault and drugging charges in Pennsylvania, and the 80-year-old now faces up to 10 years in jail. But in today’s standing-by-her-man news, his wife, Camille Cosby, wrote a three-page statement about…
Donald Trump has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.
Bill Cosby was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1992 in a ceremony at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., but a week after he was found guilty of sexual assault by a jury in Norristown, Pa., his name and likeness have been removed from the Hall of Fame.
You know what conversation is confusing? This one: Bill Cosby has now been convicted of doing exactly what he said he did—please go read the deposition again—and there is a legion of people who want to make sure that we still acknowledge that Cosby has done a lot for the black community. I don’t know how else to say…
In a new interview with the Associated Press, attorney Kristen Feden opened up about the challenges and frustrations she encountered prosecuting one of the world’s most famous men, cultural icon Bill Cosby. Among them was Cosby’s arrogance, which Feden says was on full display during his trial.
Editor’s note: In the wake of the Cosby verdict, former Ebony Editor-in-Chief Kierna Mayo reflects on her “shattered glass” Cosby Show cover and how it highlighted a great divide.
Bill Cosby has finally been found guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand inside his Philadelphia home in 2004.
Temple University announced Friday that in light of Bill Cosby’s conviction on sexual assault charges, the institution would be rescinding the honorary degree it bestowed upon him in 1991.