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Philly’s 20 Biggest Losers of 2018

At the end of the year, it is customary for us here at Philly Mag to take stock of the good, the bad, and the […]

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Has Temple University Lost Its Way?

The soft-spoken president of Temple University, Dick Englert, talks to Patrick O’Connor, the school’s chairman of the board of trustees, every day. The two men […]

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Defending Bill Cosby Does Nothing to Protect Black Men

On Tuesday afternoon, I, like the rest of America, was on the edge of my seat awaiting the conclusion of Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing. After […]

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Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years in State Prison, Denied Bail

Bill Cosby is going to prison. Montgomery County Common Pleas Judge Steven T. O’Neill sentenced Cosby to 3 to 10 years in state prison on Tuesday […]

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I Love My Job: Civil Rights Attorney Gloria Allred

On the eve of Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing, powerhouse advocate Gloria Allred, who is representing pro bono 33 of the women accusing the comedian of sexual assault, […]

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Temple University Will Rescind Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

UPDATE: Temple University announced around 1 p.m. on Friday that it will rescind Bill Cosby’s honorary degree. Temple University will consider rescinding Bill Cosby’s honorary […]

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After Dozens of Allegations, Bill Cosby Found Guilty of Sexual Assault

A Montgomery County jury at last decided Bill Cosby’s fate on Thursday afternoon: the 80-year-old comedian has been found guilty of sexual assault. Cosby was […]

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Penn Divests Itself of Ex-Trustee Steve Wynn After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In a move to distance itself from former trustee and alum Steve Wynn, who was recently accused of sexual misconduct by “dozens” of people in […]

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Cosby Wisely Shuts Down “Sex Assault Tour” Idea

The similarities between Bill Cosby and O.J. Simpson are so uncanny that they’re difficult to ignore. Both were social trailblazers in their day, African-American men […]

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OPINION: The Black Community Should Take No Joy in Bill Cosby’s Mistrial

In 2004, comedian Bill Cosby was honored by the NAACP as part of its 50th-anniversary celebration of the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education ruling. […]

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Christine Flowers: Bill Cosby = Cliff Huxtable, So He Can’t Possibly Be Guilty

It is never easy to learn that a long-held belief is incorrect. Bill Cosby’s trial has forced America into a collective state of cognitive dissonance […]

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Defense Rests After Cosby Declines to Testify in Sex Assault Trial

Defense attorneys representing Bill Cosby have rested their case after the disgraced Philadelphia comedian opted not to testify at his trial on sexual assault charges […]

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The Bill Cosby Trial: Week 1

The trial of Bill Cosby, the once-beloved Philadelphia comedian, kicked off earlier this week as opening remarks began June 5 at the Montgomery County Courthouse […]

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Don’t Be Surprised If Bill Cosby Ends Up Walking

Flanked by one of his television daughters (a calculated move, no doubt), Bill Cosby flashed that trademark “I know something you don’t know” grin that […]

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The Cosby Show

In the late summer of 1965, just before Bill Cosby’s espionage series I Spy debuted — with Cosby the first leading black man in a […]