• Multiculturalism in Children's Literature
    conducted to explore an episode of the Little Bill series written by Bill Cosby. Each show addresses different stigmatized topics. It addresses these issues by throwing light on the topic with a positive solution to a problem which helps to set straight many of the negative issues of social identities...
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  • pORTRAYAL OF aFRICAN aMERICAN STUDIES
    characteristics of an upscale gentleman. Anthony Crenshaw stated that “the show was rejected by ABC because they felt as society would not be ready for black intact middle class family whose mother is a lawyer and main father figure is a black doctor” (Crenshaw). Even though Bill Cosby did his best at...
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  • Paper
    education as [our] salvation” mentioned in Juan Williams (2006) Enough (p. 86, p. 87). We must do something about how we view education because it is truly the key to success. It is up to us “to show up to school” and understand “the message that… education matters” mentioned in Bill Cosby and Alvin...
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  • Media
    and Bill Cosby's television situation comedy, " The Cosby Show," which was the top ranked program for several consecutive years following it's 1984 debut. Some advertisers use Black superstars and models that have mass appeal in the ads done previously by them. Some of the most famous that can be...
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  • The Deadly Dees
    wholesome family situation comedy, The Cosby Show was unprecedented in its portrayal of an intelligent, affluent, African-American family. Much of the material from the pilot and first season of The Cosby Show was taken from his video Bill Cosby: Himself, released in 1983. The series was an...
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  • Audience Perception of the Stereotypical Black Image on Television
    positive Black family, The Huxtables on The Cosby Show. Feagin and Inniss examine the real-life Black middle-class perception of the fictional Black middle-class Huxtable family. The majority of mass media claimed that Cosby improved race relations because of the ability of both Black and White...
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  • Bill Cosby
    earned 3 Emmy Awards for his performance in I Spy. His success at that time was a true breakthrough for black people. Bill Cosby has always provided the world with fresh, clean, family comedy. His comedy albums often received Grammy honors. In the 1980's, Bill Cosby had the nation's top-rated...
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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...
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  • Bill Cosby
    ). Consequently, his family moved to Massachusetts so that he could attend the University of Massachusetts (Herbert 81). He worked hard to earn his masters and doctorate degrees in education. In 1984, the television series The Cosby Show began. It was one of his most successful shows. Bill Cosby had grown...
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  • Bill Cosby
    Saturday Nights,@ ALets Do It Again,@ and AA Piece of the Action.@ He also went back to college at the University of Massachusetts. Then in 1984 Cosby had an idea. He would make a TV show family called the AThe Bill Cosby Show,@ staring the Huxtable family. A family with the father being a doctor, the...
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  • Richard Pryor and Bill Cosby
    they could, until his father, William Sr., began to drink heavily. Cosby’s father then enlisted in the Navy and Bill Cosby had to become like a parent to his brothers while his mother, Anna, worked cleaning houses. He and his family ended up living in a low-income housing project in his neighborhood...
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  • Bill Cosby
    Cosby finished his service he went on to college. But Cosby would drop out of college to pursue career in comedy which was very displeasing to his father. (“Bill Cosby”) Cosby would now continue to grow a family of his own. Cosby married to Camille O. Cosby and would have 5 children, his daughters...
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  • Role Model: Bill Cosby
    and successful television sitcoms in the 1980’s “The Cosby Show.” It was the first television show to portray an upper middle class African American family. “The Cosby show drew audiences with its warm humor and believable (family) situations. Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable became one of the most popular...
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    ’ hearts as an author and musician. As one can see now, Bill Cosby is so much more than just America’s funny family man. William Henry Cosby Jr., a Philadelphian native, sky rocketed into fame as the voice of Fat Albert and the face of the Cosby show. Bill not only was a comedian, but an educated...
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  • Pop Culture
    America because of its positive approach to family life. The show taught many values, breaking stereotypes, understanding feelings, staying away from drugs, sibling rivalry, teenage lifestyles, parental authority and family respect are several values that The Cosby Show introduced. Bill Cosby stayed away...
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  • Bill Cosby
    process through which people learn the attitudes, values, and actions appropriate for members of a particular culture” (4, 36). Family is the agent of socialization for this show. The Cosby Show can be viewed as a functionalism perspective. First, the show played a significant part as it showed...
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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...
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  • Black Americans
    Actor, comedian, writer, and producer. Born on July 12, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With numerous awards to his 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...
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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...
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  • Outline for Bill Cosby
    ? a. In conclusion Bill Cosby has contributed a lot to making the world better, and his TV “The Cosby Show” has showed portrayed black families in a really positive way, which I respected. He is that type of person when you hear his voice you just have to smile, he has been an example to many people. His creativity, jokes and looks will never be replaced and forever live on....
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