• Multiculturalism in Children's Literature
    justice and kindness. The article entitled “Creating New Social Identities in Children Through Critical Multicultural Media: The Case of Little Bill” explores how the civil right movement of the 1960’s and 1970’s brought about a closer examination school curriculum and the understanding that there...
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  • pORTRAYAL OF aFRICAN aMERICAN STUDIES
    were aired on TV it involved them in situational comedies. Some of these popular sitcoms that portrayed black males’ were shows like, “Amos and Andy” “Good Times”, “The Bill Cosby Show”, and “The Wayans Bros”. The reason why sitcoms are so eminent to the African American society was because this was the...
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  • Paper
    similarities to let us know we have made it but not completely. The fight is not over. This paper relates to Cosby, Poussiant M.D.; doctor of medicine and William’s (2006, 2007) books of research and analysis of the Black community, Come On, People and Enough suggesting all forms of change possible and needed...
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  • Audience Perception of the Stereotypical Black Image on Television
    dispersing information, entertainment, and misinformation: "negative images of African-Americans propagandize misinformation about African-Americans"(Cosby 137). Misinformation about disadvantaged groups in America has historically found plenty of airtime on television: "television brings to an otherwise...
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  • The Deadly Dees
    Cosby was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is one of four sons born to Anna Pearl (née Hite), a maid, and William Henry Cosby Sr., who served as a sailor in the U.S. Navy.[4][5] During much of his early childhood, Cosby's father was away in the U.S. armed forces and spent several years...
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  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby Bill Cosby was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania on July 12, 1937 as William Henry Cosby, Jr. In the 1950's, Bill Cosby dropped out of high school to join the Navy. He did attend college on a football scholarship at Temple University years later. He also completed his doctorate in education...
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  • Media
    dollars, and that was the beginning of the Cream of Wheat face we know of today. Little did he know that his face would become as familiar to American families as that of George Washington as it toured the country on bags and boxes of Cream of Wheat. As stated in the Cream of Wheat story, minorities in this...
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  • Bill Cosby
    BILL COSBY William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. A veteran stand-up performer, he got his start at various clubs, and then landed a starring role in the 1960s action show, I Spy. He later starred...
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  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 12, 1937. He was the oldest of four boys. He had three brothers, and their names were: James, Russell, and Robert. His father ran away near Christmas time when he was very young and he had to get a job to help support the family. In school he...
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  • Role Model: Bill Cosby
    Role Model Review: Bill Cosby My observation is based on the biography of Dr. Bill Cosby. Cosby has been a great example of what a father and leader in the community is all about with regards to the Christian worldview. Even in his hay days, in the mid-60’s, as a standup comic he was regarded as...
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  • Bill Cosby
    From humble beginnings to being a household name, Bill Cosby has influenced millions of people. He has proven to be a successful comedian, product representative, television producer, storyteller, author, and film and television star (Merrit). Throughout his career, he has changed the way African Americans...
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  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby: Hello Friend/Ennis William Cosby Foundation Celebrities are individuals who have achieved things that are renown and known by many people. One notable celebrity is William Henry “BillCosby Jr. Bill Cosby is an extremely well known celebrity in the entertainment world, and in his charity...
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    between JELLO and sitcoms there’s a common factor that has put smiles on families’ faces for years. Bill Cosby has touched people of all ages, making them laugh, making them cry, even making them cry while laughing, but Bill Cosby is so much more than just a comedian and an actor. He has changed lives...
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  • Richard Pryor and Bill Cosby
    Richard Pryor and Bill Cosby, both famous for their standup comedy, have their own unique way of delivering their comedy to their audiences. These two African Americans have both made names for themselves through their standup comedy and films. The differences between their styles of comedy gave each...
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  • Pop Culture
    The Cosby Show. The Cosby Show, perceptions of blacks on television was altered, black roles of today have come a long way since Amos 'n Andy (where blacks were viewed as poor and living in the ghetto). Today, many black roles avoid much of the racial stereotyping that was characteristic of shows such...
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  • Outline for Bill Cosby
    William Henry Cosby Jr. (Bill Cosby) I. Bill Cosby a. Have you ever thought about what makes a person so historical in the world we live in? b. Well, everyone for my Biographical speech I had the pleasure of researching Bill Cosby. c. Bill Cosby is known for being an actor, comedian...
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  • Black Americans
    credit, Bill Cosby is one of the top names in comedy. He also helped break down racial barriers on television in the 1960s with I Spy and later with The Cosby Show. Cosby grew up in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood as the oldest of four boys. With money very tight for his family, Cosby started...
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  • Health
    William Cosby Jr. was born on July 12, 1937 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania ;( Biography. Com 2013) he is the oldest of four boys. Due to the fathers excessive drinking, Bill and his family lived in low-income housing projects in his neighborhood. Money was tight for his family so Bill began shining shoes...
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  • Bill Cosby Biography
    Bill Cosby William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr was born July 12, 1937 and is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. A veteran stand-up performer, he got his start at various clubs, then landed a starring role in the 1960s action show, I Spy. He...
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  • Bill Cosby
    12 January 2014 Was Bill Cosby right or wrong? Bill Cosby’s address at the NAACP on the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of education was definitely a shock to the black community, as well as the nation. Bill Cosby was a comedian, and a figure that was looked up to in the black community,...
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