The Cosby case "really raised awareness of the pervasiveness of In his testimony, Cosby described sexual encounters with a string of actresses, models and other young women and talked about obtaining quaaludes to give to those he wanted to sleep with.
Credibility of black women Kyles is a nationally known multiplatform media executive, author, and speaker on media diversity. The punishment came at the end of a two-day hearing at which the judge declared Cosby a "sexually violent predator" — a modern-day scarlet letter that subjects him to monthly counseling for the rest of his life and requires that neighbors and schools be notified of his whereabouts.
Cosby, this has all circled back to you. In reality, we should raise our collective voices to make sure that White men face equal punishment in order to make this a safer, and decidedly less sexist, society.
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It was the first celebrity trial of the MeToo era. His lawyers asked for house arrest, saying Cosby — who is legally blind — is too old and vulnerable to do time in prison. She said she now lives alone with her two dogs and has trouble trusting people.
Cosby faced a sentence of anywhere from probation to 10 years in prison. Five other accusers took the stand at the trial as part of an effort by prosecutors to portray him as a predator. As the allegations mounted, his career all but collapsed, "Cosby Show" reruns were taken off the air, and one college after another stripped him of his honorary degrees.
When the ruling came down, a woman in the courtroom shot her fist into the air and whispered, "Yessss! Any man who continues to relentlessly ride for Cosby, despite not knowing him any better than you do his long list of accusers, is sending a disturbing and misogynistic message that no matter the evidence piling up against him, a beloved Black man like Cosby is unimpeachable or should go free merely because their White counterparts—Harvey Weinstein, Charlie Sheen, and others— are seemingly getting away with abuses.
Good at suppressing this for a long time.
The sentencing came as another extraordinary MeToo drama unfolded on Capitol Hill, where Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stands accused of sexual misconduct more than three decades ago. He also found success with his Saturday morning cartoon "Fat Albert," appeared in commercials for Jello-O pudding and became a public moralist, lecturing the black community about young people stealing things and wearing baggy pants.
WhatsApp Bill Cosby C is taken away in handcuffs after being sentenced to years in his sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on September 25, in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
Prosecutors asked for five to 10 years behind bars, saying he could still pose a threat to women.
Cosby is going to prison, whether you believe his accusers— a number that does include Black women— or not.Sep 25, · His Hollywood career and good-guy image in ruins, an year-old Bill Cosby was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.
The link between long-held stereotypes and perceptions about Black women’s tolerance for pain and their credibility, can all be difficult to process. It can seem like a stretch to underline the impact of these titles and the way they have seeped into the consciousness of everyday people. Kavanaugh Confirmation Would “Destroy Any Credibility of the Supreme Court” “In the wake of clear and harrowing evidence that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted multiple women, the Senate’s decision to force through a vote on his nomination to the Supreme Court – over the protests of the American Bar Association among others.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Friday questioned the credibility of the woman who says Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her while they were in high school — by connecting it to his own story about a woman who sued him for a paternity test several years ago.
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