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Ebony Magazine Breaks the Cosby Show!

Call it the straw that broke the camel’s back or the many sexual abuse allegations that broke the Cosby Show’s image. Ebony magazine published a seemingly shattered image of the once-highly esteemed show about a successful black family headed by a lawyer and a doctor. Malcolm-Jamal Warner expressed disapproval of the broken image of the show in which he once starred saying, “it’s contributing to the uh, you know, the stereotypical image that society has of the broken black family, the shattered black family.” Ebony senior editor Jamilah Lemieux defended the magazine’s position telling HuffPost Live: “I disagree with his
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VIDEO: What if One of the Black Characters went Back To The Future?

While everyone celebrated 10/21/15, the date that Michael J. Fox’s character, Marty McFly, in Back to the Future II (1989), traveled forward in time to help his future children, black people thought about how things haven’t changed that much in this so-called future. Youtube parody channel F-Comedy rebooted the blockbuster to illustrate this scathing reality. In the short “What if One of the Black Characters went Back To The Future?” Goldie Wilson, the cook at the 1950s diner replaces Marty McFly in the driver’s seat of the Delorean and travels to 2015.
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Ebony Magazine Breaks the Cosby Show!

Call it the straw that broke the camel’s back or the many sexual abuse allegations that broke the Cosby Show’s image. Ebony magazine published a seemingly shattered image of the once-highly esteemed show about a successful black family headed by a lawyer and a doctor. Malcolm-Jamal Warner expressed disapproval of the broken image of the show in which he once starred saying, “it’s contributing to the uh, you know, the stereotypical image that society has of the broken black family, the shattered black family.” Ebony senior editor Jamilah Lemieux defended the magazine’s position telling HuffPost Live: “I disagree with his
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VIDEO: What if One of the Black Characters went Back To The Future?

While everyone celebrated 10/21/15, the date that Michael J. Fox’s character, Marty McFly, in Back to the Future II (1989), traveled forward in time to help his future children, black people thought about how things haven’t changed that much in this so-called future. Youtube parody channel F-Comedy rebooted the blockbuster to illustrate this scathing reality. In the short “What if One of the Black Characters went Back To The Future?” Goldie Wilson, the cook at the 1950s diner replaces Marty McFly in the driver’s seat of the Delorean and travels to 2015.
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