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It is now 2016, and out of 88 years, only 16 years have seen African Americans walk away with an Oscars in-hand. We noticed last year that every nominee for every category was white, and there was an uproar, birthing the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. There was a buzz to boycott the Oscars, but the buzz came and went. A year later and the Oscars are still white.

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Bill Cosby:

Cosby, 78, is a man who has worn many hats. He joined the Navy in 1956. He started in stand-up comedy in 1963, married Camille Hanks in 1964, moved on to his first role on television in "I Spy" in 1965, earned his Doctorate degree from University of Massachusetts of Amherst in ’76, and landed his (second) self-titled sitcom, The Cosby Show in ‘84. Throughout the ascend of his career, multiple women have come forth accusing Cosby of sexual assault. The number of accusation are numbered at 50+. Here are a few accounts:

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