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State of the “Nations” Believe It Or Not?!
August 22, 2019
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Bill Cosby’s Appeal to Review Handling of #MeToo Case
August 12, 2019
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers will fight to overturn his sexual assault conviction Monday as the 82-year-old comedian serves a three- to 10-year prison term in Pennsylvania. ... read more »
Bill Cosby Drops Defamation Claims against 7 Accusers
June 4, 2019
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them. Court papers filed Friday show the four-year defamation case in Massachusetts is now over. ... read more »
Cosby Seeks Bail and Recusal of Judge for Failing to File Mandated Appeal Document
May 3, 2019
Cosby and his team of attorneys said Montgomery County Judge Steven T. O’Neill “Continues to show his disgust and prejudice” toward Cosby by purposely denying Cosby the right to file his appeal. ... read more »
Appeals Court Denies Bill Cosby’s Latest Bid for Bail
April 29, 2019
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An appeals court has denied Bill Cosby’s latest request to leave prison on bail while he fights his sex-assault conviction. Defense lawyers say the 81-year-old comedian is likely to have his conviction overturned because of trial errors. ... read more »
Bill Cosby’s Says Insurer Settles LA Accuser’s Suit Before Deposition Without His Permission
April 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby says his insurance company is settling another accuser’s lawsuit without his permission, a week before his scheduled deposition. Cosby in a statement accuses American International Group Inc. ... read more »
Supreme Court Tosses Civil Case Against Cosby
February 28, 2019
Kathrine McKee is a former L.A. morning talk show host who alleges Cosby raped her in 1974 in a Detroit hotel room while she was on tour with Sammy Davis Jr., her boyfriend at the time. ... read more »
News Outlet Plans Lawsuit to Obtain ‘Incriminating’ Emails Linked to Cosby Accuser’s Lawyer and Prosecutor
February 22, 2019
YC News reported that the host of unreleased emails could shed light on any unsavory dealings between Troiani and Steele, including information that would suggest that Constand admitted to lying about the Cosby assault. ... read more »
Cosby Vows No Remorse, Even if He Sits in Prison 10 Years
February 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby says he “will never have remorse” for the sexual encounter that sent him to prison because he considers his conviction the work of “a low-life district attorney and a corrupt judge.” Cosby’s stance could leave him to serve the high end of a three- to 10-year prison term since sex offenders often must show remorse to win parole. ... read more »
Cosby’s Publicist Blames National Enquirer for Drone
February 7, 2019
Cosby’s spokesman Andrew Wyatt told NNPA Newswire that Cosby was walking across the yard for his daily exercise and prison officials were also escorting the blind comedian to his new quarters, in a veteran’s wing of the new prison, when the drone was spotted. ... read more »
Attorneys Prepare Uphill Battle to Win Freedom for Bill Cosby Next Step in Appeals Begins Jan. 18
January 17, 2019
Still, Cosby faces an uphill battle in his bid for freedom, according to several experts who told NNPA Newswire this week that as many as 90 percent of the myriad of appeals heard are normally rejected. ... read more »
Applying Racial Bias During Jury Selection is an American Tradition
December 19, 2018
“The assertion that there is no substantial differential racial impact in jury selection, however well intended, has been largely discredited by research and diminished by detached observation,” said Dr. Lorenzo Morris, a professor of Political Science at Howard University. ... read more »
EXCLUSIVE: Camille Cosby Speaks to the Black Press About Hate Groups, Racism, History and Voting Rights
December 6, 2018
Following the murder of her only son, Ennis Cosby, more than 20 years ago in Los Angeles, Mrs. Cosby wrote an essay in which she spoke fiercely about America’s hate and racism. She blamed America for teaching her son’s killer, Mikail Markhasev, to hate black people because of the various and pervasive forms of racism in our society. ... read more »
Bill Cosby Counsels Inmates, Officers on Health
November 29, 2018
Pennsylvania reportedly has the second highest percentage of elderly prisoners in the United States, according to statistics culled from several watchdog groups. ... read more »
Racism’s Ongoing Devastating Impact
November 8, 2018
Racism is as real as ever and Black lives have always mattered. However, most people, including many Blacks, deny or minimize the devastating effect of racism and tend to act as though somehow, Black lives are less valuable, even less sacred than white lives. The Black Lives Matter movement has the potential for strengthening sustainable unified Black leadership which would distinguish it from the many failed attempts to build a Black united front since the civil rights era. Hopefully, it will succeed, but remaining unapologetically Black is a daunting challenge and time will tell. ... read more »
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