Bill Cosby

BIll Cosby and Andrew Wyatt. Black man in dark navy suit and blue and brown tie stands behind Black man in blue suit and black glasses in front of beige wall

Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years in Prison for Sexual Assault

The sentence marks the culmination of several years of legal action surrounding Cosby’s alleged decades of drugging and assaulting women.

Bill Cosby, wearing a red tie and blue jacket, grimaces in the corridor of a Pennsylvania courthouse.

6 Black Feminists Speak Out About the Cosby Sexual Assault Conviction

In the moments after the Bill Cosby verdict, Colorlines asked six Black feminists to tell us how they felt about it. Here’s what Tarana Burke, Aishah Shahidah Simmons, Jamilah Lemieux, Salamishah Tillet, Ayana Byrd and Monifa Bandele shared.

Michael Che in grey suit with red tie against blue background; Leslie Jones in grey jacket and black t-shirt against dark green background

Michael Che Says N-Word, Leslie Jones Contacts 'Mr. Robot' Crew to Find Hackers in 'SNL' Premiere

Che unexpectedly used the word during a discussion of quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s ongoing protest against police violence.

Bill Cosby Will Stand Trial For Sexual Assault

The ruling came two days after the Associated Press published new excerpts from a 2005-2006 deposition. 

WATCH: Eddie Murphy Accepts Mark Twain Award, Lampoons Cosby

The heralded comedian and actor was recognized with the Mark Twain Award for Humor on Monday night. Check out a clip from his acceptance speech. 

Ebony Editor Kierna Mayo Spills on the Instantly Infamous #CosbyVsCliff Cover

Editor-in-chief Kierna Mayo gives us an inside look at how the new Ebony cover came to be and what she hopes folks will gain from reading the issue.

Three More Women Come Forward, Accuse Bill Cosby Of Sexual Assault

The new accusations coincide with a strange story from Kenan Thompson about his own interactions with Cosby. 

A&E to Air Special Featuring Cosby’s Alleged Victims

The show will be broadcast tomorrow, September 17, 2015, at 9 p.m. ET.

Damon Wayans on His Defense of Bill Cosby: ‘Stop Twisting My Words’

Damon Wayans says Cosby is being targeted by media because the black community stopped supporting him.

Bill Cosby Mural In Philadelphia Tagged, Then Painted Over

The “Father’s Day” mural, which was already slated for removal, has finally been painted over after repeat taggings (including one that prominently read ”rapist”). 

New Deposition Details Reveal Bill Cosby as a Calculating, Cynical Philanderer

New details from the 2005 deposition add disturbing shades to Cosby’s profile. 

Obama on Bill Cosby Scandal: America 'Should Have No Tolerance For Rape'

The president weighed in on the conversation about Bill Cosby, admonishing rape while also saying he cannot revoke the comedian’s Presidential Medal of Honor. 

Joseph C. Phillips, Whoopi Goldberg and Philly Murals Turn Backs on Bill Cosby

Notable former defenders now see Cosby as guilty. 

Jill Scott Admits She was Wrong for Defending Cosby After Court Documents Emerge

A 2005 deposition reveals that the comedian did confess to buying Quaaludes to drug women. 

Cosby Admits to Drugging Women, the Pope's Tour, Twitter Wants to Know Your Birthday

Some of Tuesday’s big stories

Bill Cosby Discusses the Sexual Assault Allegations for the First Time

The “Cosby Show” actor finally responds to the allegations. Well, kind of. 

RIP B.B. King, Stephanopoulos Apologizes, Google Car Coming Soon

Some of Friday’s big stories

Phylicia Rashad Defends Bill Cosby: 'Forget These Women'

She thinks there’s some vast conspiracy at hand to ruin his legacy.

Former Supermodel Beverly Johnson Accuses Bill Cosby of Drugging Her

Johnson credits “faces of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner” and more, with helping her to tell her story.

Bill Cosby Resigns From Temple University Board

Cosby, among Temple’s most famous alums, has been a board member since the 1980s.