No Laughing Matter

No Laughing Matter

Comedian, actor and philanthropist Bill Cosby made headlines earlier this year, and not for a starring role in a new TV show or because of a multimillion-dollar gift to a college or university, but for his comments surrounding low-income African Americans at an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education decision, hosted by Howard University, the NAACP and the NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund. Following are a few of the op-ed pieces Black Issues In Higher Education received from our readers weighing in on Cosby’s remarks.



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