My Thoughts On That Cosby Cover and Separating the Man From The Show
Ok, let’s just jump right into this. That Ebony cover is sensational bullshit simply because the deplorable deeds of Bill Cosby have nothing to do with the greatness of the Cosby Show. Yes, Bill Cosby tried to portray to the public that him and Heathcliff Huxtable were one in the same, but I need people with common sense to understand that self-perception doesn’t always align with the reality of the situation. What Cosby did to those women is inexcusable, but that shouldn’t diminish the positive cultural impact that television program had on Black America as well as the stereotypes it tore down in the eyes of White America. Let’s break this down.