From Lucy Ricardo to Olivia Pope, TV representation of women has made great progress since the 1950s, but there’s more work to do
"Knowing what we know now."
Jamilah Lemieux responded to Malcolm-Jamal Warner's critique of the magazine cover on HuffPost Live.
"It's disappointing to a lot of us."
The typical African American reality was far different than the Cosby dream. With the Cosby show's meteoric rise Americans of all hues slowly forgot this truth hidden behind the decadent veil of their multi-million dollar Brooklyn brownstone.
"That's absolutely not the man I have known."
"It's a challenging time ... but I’m hoping that people will still be able to watch the show and identify with the Huxtables."
Watch the first episode of The Final Edition's new Jihadistan-based sitcom, "Secret Diaries of a Terrorist."
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.
Everyone is certainly entitled to his or her opinion on Bill Cosby's innocence or lack thereof. Yet, I can only of think of one question: Why bother defending this man when he hardly defends himself?