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A Different World is an American sitcom (and a spin-off of The Cosby Show) that aired for six seasons on NBC from September 24, 1987 to July 9, 1993.
A Great Night in Harlem Benefit Concert is an annual series of concerts organized by the Jazz Foundation of America (JFA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, since 2001 to raise money for the Jazz Foundation's Musician Emergency Fund.
A Piece of the Action is a 1977 American crime comedy film directed by and starring Sidney Poitier and co-starring Bill Cosby.
Abolitionism is a general term which describes the movement to end slavery.
Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
Adweek is a weekly American advertising trade publication that was first published in 1978.
The Aesop's Fables are a series of animated short subjects, created by American cartoonist Paul Terry.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
The precise definitions of and punishments for aggravated sexual assault vary from nation to nation and state to state.
Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Allison Christin Mack (born July 29, 1982) is an American actress, known for her roles as Chloe Sullivan on the WB/CW series Smallville and as Amanda on the FX series Wilfred.
Alma mater (Latin: "nourishing/kind", "mother"; pl.) is an allegorical Latin phrase for a university or college.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
Amherst College is a private liberal arts college located in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States.
Amherst is a town in Erie County, New York, United States.
Andrea Constand v. William H. Cosby Jr. is a civil suit filed in March 2005 and resolved with an undisclosed cash settlement (including a confidentiality agreement between its two parties) in November 2006.
Andrew Aitken Rooney (January 14, 1919 – November 4, 2011) was an American radio and television writer who was best known for his weekly broadcast "A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney", a part of the CBS News program 60 Minutes from 1978 to 2011.
The Apollo Theater at 253 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard (formerly Seventh Avenue) and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (formerly Eighth Avenue) in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, pp.528-29 is a music hall which is a noted venue for African-American performers.
In law, an appeal is the process in which cases are reviewed, where parties request a formal change to an official decision.
Aspire (stylized as ASPiRE) is an American cable television network targeting African American audiences launched by Magic Johnson on June 27, 2012.
At Last Bill Cosby Really Sings is an album by Bill Cosby.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Autumn Jackson, also known as Autumn Williams, (born September 20, 1974) first came to media attention in 1997 for her extortion attempt against comedian Bill Cosby.
Baadasssss! is a 2003 American biopic, written, produced, directed by, and starring Mario Van Peebles.
A bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin baccalaureus) or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin baccalaureatus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting three to seven years (depending on institution and academic discipline).
Badfoot Brown & the Bunions Bradford Funeral & Marching Band (1971) is an album by Bill Cosby.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Battery is a criminal offense involving the unlawful physical acting upon a threat, distinct from assault which is the act of creating apprehension of such contact.
Baylor University (BU) is a private Christian university in Waco, Texas.
Berklee College of Music, located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world.
Black Entertainment Television (BET, stylised as BET★) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the BET Networks division of Viacom.
BET Her is an American cable channel owned by Viacom.
Bill (1973) is a compilation album of previously released material by Bill Cosby.
Bill Cosby 77 is a 2014 stand-up comedy film featuring Bill Cosby, filmed before a live audience at the San Francisco Jazz Center in California.
Bill Cosby is a Very Funny Fellow...Right! is the debut album release by Bill Cosby.
Bill Cosby Is Not Himself These Days (1976) is a musical comedy album by Bill Cosby.
Bill Cosby Presents Badfoot Brown & the Bunions Bradford Funeral Marching Band (1972) is an album written & produced by Bill Cosby.
Bill Cosby Presents the Cosnarati: State of Emergency is a studio album by American entertainer Bill Cosby.
American comedian Bill Cosby has been the subject of publicized sexual assault allegations, with the earliest incidents allegedly taking place in the mid-1960s.
Bill Cosby Sings Hooray for the Salvation Army Band! (1968) is the seventh album by Bill Cosby.
Bill Cosby Talks to Kids About Drugs (1971) is an album by Bill Cosby.
Bill Cosby: Himself is a 1983 stand-up comedy film featuring Bill Cosby.
Bill's Best Friend is the 17th comedy album by Bill Cosby.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Birmingham is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the seat of Jefferson County.
Black and white, often abbreviated B/W or B&W, and hyphenated black-and-white when used as an adjective, is any of several monochrome forms in visual arts.
Blaxploitation or blacksploitation is an ethnic subgenre of the exploitation film that emerged in the United States during the early 1970s.
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice is a 1969 American comedy drama film directed by Paul Mazursky, written by Paul Mazursky and Larry Tucker, who also produced the film, and starring Natalie Wood, Robert Culp, Elliott Gould, and Dyan Cannon.
Boston College (also referred to as BC) is a private Jesuit Catholic research university located in the affluent village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, west of downtown Boston.
Boston University (commonly referred to as BU) is a private, non-profit, research university in Boston, Massachusetts.
Bounce TV is an American digital multicast television network that is owned by Katz Broadcasting, a subsidiary of E. W. Scripps Company.
Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.
Bryant University is a private university in Smithfield, Rhode Island.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CPP, Cal Poly Pomona, or Cal Poly"Cal Poly" may also refer to California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo; however, locals in southern California may also use the term to refer to the Pomona campus. See the name section of this article for more information.) is a public polytechnic university located in Pomona, California in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
California Suite is a 1978 American comedy film directed by Herbert Ross.
Camille Olivia Cosby (née Hanks; born March 20, 1944) is an American television producer, author, philanthropist, and the wife of comedian Bill Cosby.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Capital flight, in economics, occurs when assets or money rapidly flow out of a country, due to an event of economic consequence.
Carnegie Mellon University (commonly known as CMU) is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Casual sex is sexual activity that takes places outside a romantic relationship and implies an absence of commitment, emotional attachment, or familiarity between sexual partners.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Central High School is a public high school in the Logan"." It is the best school eva.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Charles Mingus and Friends in Concert is a live album by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus recorded at the Philharmonic hall of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in 1972 and released on the Columbia label.
Cheltenham is an unincorporated community in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States, with a ZIP code of 19012.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Child sexual abuse, also called child molestation, is a form of child abuse in which an adult or older adolescent uses a child for sexual stimulation.
The civil rights movement (also known as the African-American civil rights movement, American civil rights movement and other terms) was a decades-long movement with the goal of securing legal rights for African Americans that other Americans already held.
Claflin University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States, about 40 miles (64 km) southeast of Columbia.
Clair Olivia Hanks Huxtable is a fictional character who appears on the American sitcom The Cosby Show (1984–1992).
Class Clown is the fourth album released by American comedian George Carlin.
Class discrimination, also known as classism, is prejudice or discrimination on the basis of social class.
The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is a performing arts venue located in the Cumberland/Galleria edge city, just northwest of Atlanta, Georgia.
Colby College is a private liberal arts college in Waterville, Maine.
Colgate University is a private liberal arts college located on in Hamilton Village, Hamilton Township, Madison County, New York, United States.
The College of William & Mary (also known as William & Mary, or W&M) is a public research university in Williamsburg, Virginia. Founded in 1693 by letters patent issued by King William III and Queen Mary II, it is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, after Harvard University. William & Mary educated American Presidents Thomas Jefferson (third), James Monroe (fifth), and John Tyler (tenth) as well as other key figures important to the development of the nation, including the fourth U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall of Virginia, Speaker of the House of Representatives Henry Clay of Kentucky, sixteen members of the Continental Congress, and four signers of the Declaration of Independence, earning it the nickname "the Alma Mater of the Nation." A young George Washington (1732–1799) also received his surveyor's license through the college. W&M students founded the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society in 1776 and W&M was the first school of higher education in the United States to install an honor code of conduct for students. The establishment of graduate programs in law and medicine in 1779 makes it one of the earliest higher level universities in the United States. In addition to its undergraduate program (which includes an international joint degree program with the University of St Andrews in Scotland and a joint engineering program with Columbia University in New York City), W&M is home to several graduate programs (including computer science, public policy, physics, and colonial history) and four professional schools (law, business, education, and marine science). In his 1985 book Public Ivies: A Guide to America's Best Public Undergraduate Colleges and Universities, Richard Moll categorized William & Mary as one of eight "Public Ivies".
A college-preparatory school (shortened to preparatory school, prep school, or college prep) is a type of secondary school.
Comedy Central is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humor.
A commencement speech or commencement address is a speech given to graduating students, generally at a university, generally in the United States, although the term is also used for secondary education institutions.
A concert film or concert movie, is a type of documentary film, the subject of which is an extended live performance or concert by either a musician or a stand-up comedian.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) is an American educational foundation.
American conservatism is a broad system of political beliefs in the United States that is characterized by respect for American traditions, republicanism, support for Judeo-Christian values, moral absolutism, free markets and free trade, anti-communism, individualism, advocacy of American exceptionalism, and a defense of Western culture from the perceived threats posed by socialism, authoritarianism, and moral relativism.
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, commonly known as Cooper Union or The Cooper Union and informally referred to, especially during the 19th century, as "the Cooper Institute", is a private college at Cooper Square on the border of the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.
Cornel Ronald West (born June 2, 1953) is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, author, and public intellectual.
Cos is an American sketch comedy/variety TV series that debuted on the ABC Network in September 1976.
Cosby is an American sitcom television series broadcast on CBS from September 16, 1996, until April 28, 2000.
Creative Artists Agency LLC or CAA is an American talent and sports agency based in Los Angeles, California.
Culinary specialist (abbreviated CS) is a United States Navy occupational rating.
The culture of the United States of America is primarily of Western culture (European) origin and form, but is influenced by a multicultural ethos that includes African, Native American, Asian, Polynesian, and Latin American people and their cultures.
The Daily Record, published in Baltimore, Maryland, is a statewide business and legal newspaper.
Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.
Deadpan, dry humor or dry wit describes the deliberate display of a lack of or no emotion, commonly as a form of comedic delivery to contrast with the ridiculousness of the subject matter.
Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
Disco Bill (1977) is an album by Bill Cosby.
The Doctor of Arts (D.A.; occasionally D.Arts or Art.D. from the Latin artium doctor) is a discipline-based terminal doctoral degree that was originally conceived and designed to be an alternative to the traditional research-based Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and the education-based Doctor of Education (Ed.D.). Like other doctorates, the D.A. is an academic degree of the highest level.
The Doctor of Education (EdD or DEd; Latin Educationis Doctor or Doctor Educationis) is a doctoral degree that has a research focus in the field of education.
Doctor of Fine Arts (D.F.A.) is doctoral degree in fine arts, may be given as an honorary degree (a degree honoris causa) or an earned professional degree (in the UK).
The degree of Doctor of Humane Letters (D.H.L.; or L.H.D.) is almost always conferred as an honorary degree, usually to those students who have distinguished themselves in areas other than science, government, literature or religion, which are awarded degrees of Doctor of Science, Doctor of Laws, Doctor of Letters, or Doctor of Divinity, respectively.
Doctor of Law or Doctor of Laws is a degree in law.
Doctor of Letters (D.Litt., Litt.D., D. Lit., or Lit. D.; Latin Litterarum Doctor or Doctor Litterarum) is an academic degree, a higher doctorate which, in some countries, may be considered to be beyond the Ph.D. and equal to the Doctor of Science (Sc.D. or D.Sc.). It is awarded in many countries by universities and learned bodies in recognition of achievement in the humanities, original contribution to the creative arts or scholarship and other merits.
The Doctor of Music degree (D.Mus., D.M., Mus.D. or occasionally Mus.Doc.) is a higher doctorate awarded on the basis of a substantial portfolio of compositions and/or scholarly publications on music.
Down Under (1975) is the 21st album by Bill Cosby.
In reference to film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.
Drew University is a private university in Madison, New Jersey.
Drexel University is a private research university with its main campus located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Drug-facilitated sexual assault (DFSA) is a sexual assault (rape or otherwise) carried out on a person after the person has become incapacitated due to being under the influence of any mind-altering substances, such as having consumed alcohol or been intentionally administered another date rape drug.
Eldridge Industries is a private equity investment holdings firm owned by Todd Boehly, the former president of Guggenheim Partners.
Emergency medical technician (EMT) and ambulance technician are terms used in some countries to denote a health care provider of emergency medical services.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Erika Ranee Cosby (born April 8, 1965) is a contemporary American painter and was an adjunct professor of Art at New York University (2012-13).
Espionage or spying, is the act of obtaining secret or confidential information without the permission of the holder of the information.
Extortion (also called shakedown, outwrestling and exaction) is a criminal offense of obtaining money, property, or services from an individual or institution, through coercion.
The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) is a public college in Manhattan, New York.
Fat Albert (1973) is the 15th comedy album by Bill Cosby.
Fat Albert is a 2004 American live-action/animated comedy film based on the Filmation/Group W animated series of the same name created by Bill Cosby.
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is an American animated series created, produced, and hosted (in live action bookends) by comedian Bill Cosby, who also lent his voice to a number of characters, including Fat Albert himself.
Fatherhood is a bestselling 1986 book attributed to Bill Cosby, and published by Doubleday & Company, Inc. The book was ghostwritten by humorist Ralph Schoenstein.
Film noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those which emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations.
Filmation Associates was a production company that produced animation and live-action programming for television from 1963 to 1989.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
Florida Today is the major daily newspaper serving Brevard County, Florida.
For Adults Only (1971) is the 13th comedy album by Bill Cosby.
Fordham University is a private research university in New York City.
Franklin & Marshall College (F&M) is a private co-educational residential liberal arts college in the Northwest Corridor neighborhood of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.
Genetic testing, also known as DNA testing, allows the determination of bloodlines and the genetic diagnosis of vulnerabilities to inherited diseases.
George Edward Lopez (born April 23, 1961) is an Mexican-American comedian and actor. He is known for starring in his self-produced ABC sitcom George Lopez. His stand-up comedy examines race and ethnic relations, including Mexican American culture. Lopez has received several honors for his work and contributions to the Latino community, including the 2003 Imagen Vision Award, the 2003 Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television and the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award. He was also named one of "The Top 25 Hispanics in America" by Time magazine in 2005.
Georgetown University is a private research university in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
Germantown High School was a secondary school located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Gettysburg College is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Ghost Dad is a 1990 American fantasy comedy film directed by Sidney Poitier and starring Bill Cosby, in which a widower's spirit is able to communicate with his children after his death.
Gloria Rachel Allred (née Bloom; born July 3, 1941) is an American women's rights attorney notable for taking high-profile and often controversial cases, particularly those involving the protection of women's rights.
Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
Goucher College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Towson, Maryland.
Graduation is getting a diploma or academic degree or the ceremony that is sometimes associated with it, in which students become graduates.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Album for Children has been awarded since 1959.
The Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement in comedy." The award was awarded yearly from 1959 to 1993 and then from 2004 to present day.
Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was an American comedian, writer, stage, film, radio, and television star.
Hampton University (HU) is a private historically black university in Hampton, Virginia.
Hannibal Amir Buress (born February 4, 1983) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, activist, writer, and producer.
Harvey Keitel (born May 13, 1939) is an American actor and producer.
Harvey Weinstein (born March 19, 1952) is an American former film producer.
Haverford College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college in Haverford, Pennsylvania.
Hey, Hey, Hey, It's Fat Albert is an animated primetime special which originally aired on November 12, 1969 on NBC in the United States.
Hickey & Boggs is a 1972 American neo-noir crime film written by Walter Hill and directed by Robert Culp.
High Point University is a private liberal arts university in High Point, North Carolina.
Higher education (also called post-secondary education, third-level or tertiary education) is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education.
Himself is the 18th comedy album by Bill Cosby.
An honorary degree, in Latin a degree honoris causa ("for the sake of the honor") or ad honorem ("to the honor"), is an academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding institution) has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, a dissertation and the passing of comprehensive examinations.
The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop/Rap Songs is a record chart that ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.
Howard University (HU or simply Howard) is a federally chartered, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black university (HBCU) in Washington, D.C. It is categorized by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with higher research activity and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
HSED or High School Equivalency Diploma or HEP is comparable to achieving a high school diploma instead of simply proving the skills by taking the GED.
Hugh Marston Hefner (April 9, 1926 – September 27, 2017) was an American businessman, magazine publisher, and playboy.
The hungry i was a nightclub in San Francisco, originally located in the North Beach neighborhood.
I Spy is an American television secret-agent buddy adventure series.
I Started Out as a Child is Bill Cosby's second album, released in 1964.
Inside the Mind of Bill Cosby (1972) is the 14th album of stand up comedy by Bill Cosby.
Interstate 405 (usually pronounced four-oh-five), also known as I-405 or colloquially as "the 405", is a major north–south Interstate Highway in Southern California.
It's True! It's True! (1969) is the ninth comedy album by Bill Cosby.
Jack is a 1996 American comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams and directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
The Jazz Foundation of America (JFA) is a non-profit organization based in Manhattan, New York founded in 1989.
Jerry Lewis (born Joseph Levitch, March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017) was an American comedian, actor, singer, humanitarian, director, screenwriter, producer, headliner and author.
Gerald Arthur Sandusky (born January 26, 1944) is an American convicted serial rapist, child molester and retired college football coach.
Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld (born April 29, 1954) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (formally called the John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts, and commonly referred to as the Kennedy Center) is the United States National Cultural Center, located on the Potomac River, adjacent to the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., named in 1964 as a memorial to President John F. Kennedy.
The John Jay College of Criminal Justice (John Jay) is a senior college of the City University of New York in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Johns Hopkins University is an American private research university in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Juilliard School, informally referred to as Juilliard and located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is a performing arts conservatory established in 1905.
Just for Laughs (Juste pour rire) is a comedy festival held each July in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Kennedy Center Honors is an annual honor given to those in the performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to American culture (although recipients do not need to be U.S. citizens).
A keynote in public speaking is a talk that establishes a main underlying theme.
Kidney disease, or renal disease, also known as nephropathy, is damage to or disease of a kidney.
Kids Say the Darndest Things was an American comedy series hosted by Bill Cosby that aired on CBS as a special on February 6, 1995, then as a full series from January 9, 1998 to June 23, 2000.
The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).
Lafayette College is a private liberal arts college based in Easton, Pennsylvania, with a campus in New York City, New York.
Lawrence Gerard Nassar (born August 16, 1963) is an American convicted serial child molester who was the USA Gymnastics national team doctor and an osteopathic physician at Michigan State University.
Elister L. "Larry" WilmoreThe name Elister L. Wilmore is given at This matches the birth date and birthplace for "Larry Wilmore" at (born October 30, 1961) is an American comedian, writer, producer, and actor.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
A laugh track (or laughter track) is a separate soundtrack for a recorded comedy show containing the sound of audience laughter.
A lawsuit (or suit in law) is "a vernacular term for a suit, action, or cause instituted or depending between two private persons in the courts of law." A lawsuit is any proceeding by a party or parties against another in a court of law.
A layoff is the temporary suspension or permanent termination of employment of an employee or, more commonly, a group of employees (collective layoff) for business reasons, such as personnel management or downsizing an organization.
Lehigh University is an American private research university in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Leonard Part 6 is a 1987 American spy parody film.
Let's Do It Again is a 1975 American action crime comedy film directed by and starring Sidney Poitier and co-starring Bill Cosby and Jimmie Walker, among an all-star black cast.
Lillian Randolph (December 14, 1898 – September 12, 1980) was an American actress and singer, a veteran of radio, film, and television.
A comedian is one who entertains through comedy, such as jokes and other forms of humour.
This is a list of notable members of Omega Psi Phi fraternity (ΩΨΦ) which was founded on November 17, 1911, at Howard University.
This is a list of notable faculty and alumni of Temple University, a comprehensive public research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst alumni number is around 243,628 worldwide.
Little Bill is an American animated children's television series produced for Nick Jr. The stories are based on Bill Cosby's Little Bill book series, set in Philadelphia, and feature Bill Jr.
Live action is a form of cinematography or videography that uses actors and actresses instead of animation or animated pictures.
Live: Madison Square Garden Center (1970) is the 11th comedy album by Bill Cosby.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Madeline Gail Kahn (born Madeline Gail Wolfson; September 29, 1942 – December 3, 1999) was an American actress, comedian, voice actress, and singer, known for comedic roles in films directed by Peter Bogdanovich and Mel Brooks, including What's Up, Doc? (1972), Young Frankenstein (1974), High Anxiety (1977), History of the World, Part I (1981), and her Academy Award-nominated roles in Paper Moon (1973) and Blazing Saddles (1974).
Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. (born August 14, 1959) is an American retired professional basketball player and current president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
In the U.S. education system, magnet schools are public schools with specialized courses or curricula.
Man and Boy is a 1971 American adventure drama film directed by E.W. Swackhamer and starring Bill Cosby, Gloria Foster and George Spell.
Marine Corps Base Quantico (commonly abbreviated MCB Quantico) is a United States Marine Corps installation located near Triangle, Virginia, covering nearly of southern Prince William County, Virginia, northern Stafford County, and southeastern Fauquier County.
The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is an American award for humor awarded by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts annually since 1998.
Marquette University is a private, coeducational Catholic university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the central United States.
Mary Channing Wister School, originally the Mary Channing Wister Public School, is a historic school building located in the Poplar neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
A Master of Arts (Magister Artium; abbreviated MA; also Artium Magister, abbreviated AM) is a person who was admitted to a type of master's degree awarded by universities in many countries, and the degree is also named Master of Arts in colloquial speech.
The Master of Education (M.Ed. or Ed.M.; Latin Magister Educationis or Educationis Magister) is a master's degree awarded by universities in many countries.
A master's degree (from Latin magister) is an academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) opened in Charleston, South Carolina in 1824 as a small private college for the training of physicians.
Meredith Corporation is an American media conglomerate based in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
Methaqualone, sold under the brand name Quaalude (pronounced) and sometimes stylized "Quāālude" in the United States and Mandrax in the United Kingdom and South Africa, is a sedative and hypnotic medication.
Michael Eric Dyson (born October 23, 1958) an academic, author, preacher, and radio host.
Michael Edward O'Malley (born October 31, 1966) is an American actor and writer who has appeared in many films and television series.
Molefi Kete Asante (born Arthur Lee Smith Jr.; August 14, 1942) is an African-American professor.
Loretta Mary Aiken (March 19, 1894 – May 23, 1975), known by her stage name Jackie "Moms" Mabley, was an American standup comedian.
Montgomery County, locally also referred to as Montco, is the third-most populous county in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the 71st most populous in the United States.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
More of the Best of Bill Cosby (1970) is the 13th album by Bill Cosby.
Morris Brown College (MBC) is a private, coed, liberal arts college in the Vine City community of Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Mother, Jugs & Speed is a 1976 American black comedy film directed by Peter Yates.
Muhlenberg College is a private liberal arts college located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States.
Ennis William Cosby (April 15, 1969 – January 16, 1997) was the only son of American comedian Bill Cosby.
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Each football season, the National Football Foundation and the College Football Hall of Fame pay tribute to a select few with awards of excellence for exhibiting superior qualities of scholarship, citizenship and leadership.
The National Museum of African Art is the Smithsonian Institution's African art museum, located on the National Mall of the United States capital.
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), was founded in 1940 when John H. Sengstacke, of the Chicago Defender, organized a meeting with other African-American publishers intended for "harmonizing our energies in a common purpose for the benefit of Negro journalism." The group decided to form the National Negro Publishers Association. In 1956, the trade association was renamed the National Newspaper Publishers Association.
The National Student Film Institute (NSFI), formerly the Los Angeles Student Film Institute (LASFI), was founded in 1978 by Brenda Norman, Dave Master, Jutti Marsh and Ralph Rogers as a festival for films made by children from kindergarten through ninth grade.
Naval Station Argentia is a former base of the United States Navy that operated from 1941 to 1994.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Marvin Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927) credited as Neil Simon, is an American playwright, screenwriter and author.
Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top media services provider, headquartered in Los Gatos, California.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
New York University (NYU) is a private nonprofit research university based in New York City.
Newfoundland and Labrador (Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador; Akamassiss; Newfoundland Irish: Talamh an Éisc agus Labradar) is the most easterly province of Canada.
Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American basic cable and satellite television network launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (also known as North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina A&T, N.C. A&T, or simply A&T) is a public, coeducational, historically black, research university located in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.
Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university based in Evanston, Illinois, United States, with other campuses located in Chicago and Doha, Qatar, and academic programs and facilities in Miami, Florida, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.
Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio.
OBKB is a candid web series in the vein of Kids Say the Darndest Things, where Bill Cosby interviews children across the country.
Observational comedy is a form of humor based on the commonplace aspects of everyday life.
Obstetrics is the field of study concentrated on pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period.
Occidental College is a private liberal arts college located in the Eagle Rock neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
Offshoring is the relocation of a business process from one country to another—typically an operational process, such as manufacturing, or supporting processes, such as accounting.
Oh, Baby! is the 20th comedy album by Bill Cosby, recorded live at the Celebrity Theater in Anaheim, California in 1991.
The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a large, primarily residential, public university in Columbus, Ohio.
Old age refers to ages nearing or surpassing the life expectancy of human beings, and is thus the end of the human life cycle.
Old Dominion University, also known as ODU, is a public, co-educational research university located in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, with two satellite campuses in the Hampton Roads area.
Omega Psi Phi (ΩΨΦ) is an international fraternity with over 750 undergraduate and graduate chapters.
Paine College is a private, coeducational historically black liberal arts college located in Augusta, Georgia, United States.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
People is an American weekly magazine of celebrity and human-interest stories, published by Meredith Corporation.
Pepperdine University is a private, not-for-profit, coeducational research university affiliated with the Churches of Christ.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Phylicia Rashād (née Ayers-Allen; June 19, 1948) is an American actress, singer and stage director.
"Picture Pages" is an American educational television programme aimed at preschool children, teaching lessons on basic arithmetic, geometry, and drawing through a series of interactive lessons that used a workbook that viewers would follow along with the lesson.
Pinwheel is a children's television show.
Playboy is an American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine.
The Playboy Jazz Festival is an annual event sponsored by Playboy Enterprises to celebrate jazz as well as feature both established and up and coming musicians of the genre.
The term political correctness (adjectivally: politically correct; commonly abbreviated to PC or P.C.) is used to describe language, policies, or measures that are intended to avoid offense or disadvantage to members of particular groups in society.
The Pound Cake speech was given by Bill Cosby in May 2004 during an NAACP awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision.
A preschool, also known as nursery school, pre-primary school, playschool or kindergarten, is an educational establishment or learning space offering early childhood education to children before they begin compulsory education at primary school.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal—the highest civilian award of the United States.
The Primetime Emmy Award is an American award bestowed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming.
This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Prometheus Books is a publishing company founded in August 1969 by the philosopher Paul Kurtz (who was also the founder of the Council for Secular Humanism, Center for Inquiry, and co-founder of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry).
A prosecutor is a legal representative of the prosecution in countries with either the common law adversarial system, or the civil law inquisitorial system.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
The provinces and territories of Canada are the sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution.
Public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is public service.
A publicist is a person whose job is to generate and manage publicity for a company, a brand, or public figure- especially a celebrity- or for a work such as a book, film or album.
Racial segregation is the separation of people into racial or other ethnic groups in daily life.
Radio Times is a British weekly television and radio programme listings magazine.
Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person's consent.
Raquel Welch (born Jo Raquel Tejada; September 5, 1940) is an American actress and singer.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a private research university and space-grant institution located in Troy, New York, with two additional campuses in Hartford and Groton, Connecticut.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Revenge (1967) is the fifth album by comedian Bill Cosby.
In television, a revival is a television series that returns to produce new episodes after being off the air for a certain amount of time, particularly due to cancellation.
Rex Ingram (October 20, 1895 – September 19, 1969) was an American stage, film, and television actor.
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.
Robert Martin Culp (August 16, 1930March 24, 2010) was an American actor, screenwriter, voice actor, and director, widely known for his work in television.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Rust College is a historically black liberal arts college located in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Samuel George Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American singer, musician, dancer, actor and comedian.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
Satire is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government, or society itself into improvement.
Saturday-morning cartoon is a colloquial term for the original animated television programming that was typically scheduled on Saturday mornings in the United States on the major television networks.
A sedative or tranquilliser is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
A sex offender (sexual offender, sex abuser, or sexual abuser) is a person who has committed a sex crime.
Sexual assault is an act in which a person coerces or physically forces a person to engage in a sexual act against their will.
Sexual misconduct is an umbrella term for any misconduct of a sexual nature that is of lesser offense than felony sexual assault (such as rape and molestation), particularly where the situation is normally non-sexual and therefore unusual for sexual behavior, or where there is some aspect of personal power or authority that makes sexual behavior inappropriate.
Shelburne is a town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States.
Sir Sidney Poitier, (born February 20, 1927) is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author, and diplomat.
Silver Throat: Bill Cosby Sings (1967) is the sixth album by Bill Cosby.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Sisseton Wahpeton College was established in 1979 as an entity of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate.
A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.
Slavery is any system in which principles of property law are applied to people, allowing individuals to own, buy and sell other individuals, as a de jure form of property.
Social media are computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.
Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.
The sociology of race and ethnic relations is the study of social, political, and economic relations between races and ethnicities at all levels of society.
Spelman College is a four-year liberal arts women's college located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee (born March 20, 1957) is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor.
Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.
Sports is the 10th comedy album released by Bill Cosby in October 1969.
Springfield College is a private, coeducational college located in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Springfield is a city in western New England, and the historical seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.
Stand-up comedy is a comic style in which a comedian performs in front of a live audience, usually speaking directly to them.
Statutes of limitations are laws passed by legislative bodies in common law systems to set the maximum time after an event within which legal proceedings may be initiated.
Suffrage, political franchise, or simply franchise is the right to vote in public, political elections (although the term is sometimes used for any right to vote).
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Surreal humour (also known as absurdist humour), or surreal comedy, is a form of humour predicated on deliberate violations of causal reasoning, producing events and behaviours that are obviously illogical.
Swarthmore College is a private liberal arts college located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, southwest of Philadelphia.
Tavis Smiley (born September 13, 1964) is an American talk show host and author.
A television film (also known as a TV movie, TV film, television movie, telefilm, telemovie, made-for-television movie, made-for-television film, direct-to-TV movie, direct-to-TV film, movie of the week, feature-length drama, single drama and original movie) is a feature-length motion picture that is produced for, and originally distributed by or to, a television network, in contrast to theatrical films, which are made explicitly for initial showing in movie theaters.
A television pilot (also known as a pilot or a pilot episode and sometimes marketed as a tele-movie) is a standalone episode of a television series that is used to sell the show to a television network.
The Temple Owls men's basketball team represents Temple University in the sport of basketball.
Temple University (Temple or TU) is a state-related research university located in the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Tetragrammaton Records was an American record label founded in 1968 by music industry executives Roy Silver, Bruce Post Campbell, Marvin Deane, and comedian Bill Cosby.
The Best of Bill Cosby (1969) is the 12th album by Bill Cosby.
The Bill Cosby Show is an American sitcom that aired for two seasons on NBC's Sunday night schedule from 1969 until 1971, under the sponsorship of Procter & Gamble.
The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.
The Carsey-Werner Company (first known as Carsey-Werner Productions, then known as Carsey-Werner-Mandabach Productions, and also known as Carsey-Werner Television) is an independent production company founded in 1981 by former ABC writer/producer duo Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner (now co-owner of the Boston Red Sox baseball franchise and Liverpool FC).
The Cosby Mysteries is an American television mystery series that starred Bill Cosby.
The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984, until April 30, 1992.
The Daily Times (Salisbury) is a morning daily English-language (broadsheet) publication based in Salisbury, Maryland, and primarily covers Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset counties, and regional coverage across the Delmarva Peninsula.
The Devil and Max Devlin is a 1981 American fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Productions, directed by Steven Hilliard Stern and starring Elliott Gould, Bill Cosby and Susan Anspach.
The Diamondback is the award-winning independent student newspaper of the University of Maryland, College Park.
The Electric Company is an American educational children's television series created by Paul Dooley and directed by Robert Schwarz (1971 & 1977), Henry Behar (1972–1975), John Tracy (1975–1976); written by Dooley, Christopher Cerf (1971–1973), Jeremy Steven (1972–1974) and John Boni/Amy Ephron (1972–1973); and produced by the Children's Television Workshop (now called Sesame Workshop) for PBS in the United States.
The Gaslight Cafe was a coffeehouse in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The Meteor Man is a 1993 American superhero comedy film written by, directed by, co-produced by and starring Robert Townsend with supporting roles by Marla Gibbs, Eddie Griffin, Robert Guillaume, James Earl Jones, Bill Cosby, and Another Bad Creation.
The New Bill Cosby Show is an American variety television series aired in the United States by CBS as part of its 1972–73 lineup.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Philadelphia Inquirer is a morning daily newspaper that serves the Philadelphia metropolitan area of the United States.
The Tonight Show is an American late-night talk show currently broadcast from the NBC studios in Rockefeller Center in New York City (and previously from various studios in the Los Angeles region) and airing on NBC since 1954.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
The Washington Times is an American daily newspaper that covers general interest topics with a particular emphasis on American politics.
A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings.
Those of You with or Without Children, You'll Understand is the 19th comedy album by Bill Cosby.
To All My Friends On Shore is a 1972 television film drama starring Bill Cosby, and co-starring Gloria Foster.
To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With is the sixth comedy album by Bill Cosby, and his eighth album overall.
Thomas Charles Werner (born April 12, 1950) is an American television producer and businessman.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
In law, a trial is a coming together of parties to a dispute, to present information (in the form of evidence) in a tribunal, a formal setting with the authority to adjudicate claims or disputes.
Tufts University is a private research university incorporated in the municipality of Medford, Massachusetts, United States.
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is an American movie-oriented pay-TV network operated by Turner Broadcasting System. Launched in 1994, TCM is headquartered at Turner's Techwood broadcasting campus in the Midtown business district of Atlanta, Georgia. Historically, the channel's programming consisted mainly of classic theatrically released feature films from the Turner Entertainment film library – which comprises films from Warner Bros. Pictures (covering films released before 1950) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (covering films released before May 1986). However, TCM now has licensing deals with other Hollywood film studios as well as its WarnerMedia sister company, Warner Bros. (which now controls the Turner Entertainment library and its own later films), and occasionally shows more recent films. The channel is available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Latin America, France, Spain, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.
TV Land is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The United States Navy Memorial, on Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 7th Street Northwest and 9th Street Northwest in Washington, D.C., honors those who have served or are currently serving in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and the Merchant Marine.
The University of Baltimore (UB), located in midtown Baltimore, in the U.S. state of Maryland, in the Mt. Vernon neighborhood at 1420 N. Charles Street, is part of the University System of Maryland.
The University of Cincinnati (commonly referred to as UC or Cincinnati) is a comprehensive public research university in Cincinnati, in the U.S. state of Ohio, and a part of the University System of Ohio.
The University of Connecticut (UConn) is a public land grant, National Sea Grant and National Space Grant research university in Storrs, Connecticut, United States.
University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), located on 745 acres (3.01 km2) in Princess Anne, Maryland, United States, is part of the University System of Maryland.
The University of Maryland, College Park (commonly referred to as the University of Maryland, UMD, or simply Maryland) is a public research university located in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland, approximately from the northeast border of Washington, D.C. Founded in 1856, the university is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst (abbreviated UMass Amherst and colloquially referred to as UMass or Massachusetts) is a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, and the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system.
The University of Missouri (also, Mizzou, or MU) is a public, land-grant research university in Columbia, Missouri.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, also known as UNC, UNC Chapel Hill, the University of North Carolina, or simply Carolina, is a public research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States.
The University of Notre Dame du Lac (or simply Notre Dame or ND) is a private, non-profit Catholic research university in the community of Notre Dame, Indiana, near the city of South Bend, in the United States.
The University of Pennsylvania (commonly known as Penn or UPenn) is a private Ivy League research university located in University City section of West Philadelphia.
The University of Pittsburgh (commonly referred to as Pitt) is a state-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The University of San Francisco (USF) is a Jesuit Catholic university located in San Francisco, California, United States.
The University of South Carolina (also referred to as UofSC, USC, SC, South Carolina, or simply Carolina) is a public, co-educational research university in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with seven satellite campuses.
The University of Southern California (USC or SC) is a private research university in Los Angeles, California.
"Uptight (Everything's Alright)" is a 1965 hit single recorded by American singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder for the Tamla (Motown) label.
Uptown Saturday Night is a 1974 American action comedy crime film written by Richard Wesley and directed by and starring Sidney Poitier, with Bill Cosby and Harry Belafonte co-starring.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes.
Viacom Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in film and television.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is a public research university located in Richmond, Virginia.
Visual impairment, also known as vision impairment or vision loss, is a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual means, such as glasses.
The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), formerly known as the National Naval Medical Center and colloquially referred to as the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Walter Reed, or Navy Med, is a United States' tri-service military medical center, located in the community of Bethesda, Maryland, near the headquarters of the National Institutes of Health.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut, founded in 1831.
West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCUPA) is a public university located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, about west of Philadelphia.
When I Was a Kid (1971) is the 12th comedy album by Bill Cosby recorded at the Westbury Music Fair.
White Plains is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States.
Why Is There Air? (1965) is Bill Cosby's third album.
WHYY-FM (90.9 FM, "91 FM") is a public FM radio station licensed to serve Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Wilkes University is a private, non-denominational American university located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, with branch centers in Mesa, Arizona and Bartonsville, Pennsylvania.
Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkle Emmannuel Ambroise Diggs (also known as the Wizard of Oz and, during his reign, as Oz, the Great and Terrible) is a fictional character in the Land of Oz created by American author L. Frank Baum.
Wonderfulness (1966) is the fourth album of stand-up comedy performances by Bill Cosby.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
WWJ-TV, virtual channel 62 (UHF digital channel 44), is a CBS owned-and-operated television station licensed to Detroit, Michigan, United States.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
"Yes, Yes, Yes" is a musical comedy/parody song co written, recorded and released as a single in 1976, by comedian Bill Cosby.
You Bet Your Life is an American comedy quiz series that aired on both radio and television.
The 10th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 29, 1968, at Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville and New York.
The 11th Annual Grammy Awards were held on March 12, 1969.
The 12th Annual Grammy Awards were held on March 11, 1970.
The 13th Annual Grammy Awards were held on 16 March 1971, and was the first time the ceremonies were broadcast on television by ABC.
The 14th Annual Grammy Awards were held March 15, 1972, and were broadcast live on television in the United States by ABC; the following year, they would move the telecasts to CBS, where they remain to this date.
The 16th Street Baptist Church bombing was an act of white supremacist terrorism which occurred at the African American 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on Sunday, September 15, 1963, when four members of the Ku Klux Klan planted at least 15 sticks of dynamite attached to a timing device beneath the steps located on the east side of the church.
The 18th Emmy Awards, later known as the 18th Primetime Emmy Awards, were handed out in May 22, 1966, at the Hollywood Palladium.
The 19th Emmy Awards, later known as the 19th Primetime Emmy Awards, were handed out on June 4, 1967, at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
200 M.P.H. (1968) is the seventh stand-up comedy album by Bill Cosby, and his ninth album overall.
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.
The 20th Emmy Awards, later known as the 20th Primetime Emmy Awards, were handed out in May 19, 1968.
The 21st Emmy Awards—also known since 1974 as the 21st Primetime Emmy Awards—were handed out on June 8, 1969.
The 29th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1987, at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California.
4 Little Girls is a 1997 American historical documentary film about the 15 September 1963 murder of four African-American girls in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama.
The 42nd Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1984, were held on January 27, 1985.
The 43rd Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1985, were held on January 24, 1986.
The 7th Annual Grammy Awards were held on April 13, 1965, at Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills.
8:15 12:15 is the eighth comedy album by Bill Cosby.
The 8th Annual Grammy Awards were held March 15, 1966, at Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville and New York.
The 9th Annual Grammy Awards were held on March 2, 1967, at Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville and New York.
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