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WOULD WE BELIEVE BILL COSBY RAPE ALLEGATIONS IF ACCUSERS WERE BLACK?

While sitting in the chair at the barbershop in Harlem, undoubtedly the much-discussed Bill Cosby rape allegations came up in conversation among barbers and patrons. Unsurprisingly, the scandal sparked a debate surrounding the credibility of the accusers (so far three of 15 women have come forward publicly) and the overall opinions of whether they believed Cosby–Black America‚Äôs quintessential father figure–was capable of sexual assault. The inability of the room–which included majority men and a handful of women–to entertain the idea that the women, all white, who have publicly accused the famed comedian could actually be telling the truth, points to… Continue Reading