Do you remember the outrage the first time O.J. Simpson tried publishing a book titled If I Did It? This may be even worse. Bill Cosby wasted no time when it comes to capitalizing on the mistrial that was declared in his sexual assault case last week. Known just as much for his comedy as he is for standing on a soapbox, Cosby plans to go on a tour lecturing teens on sexual assault accusations, according to USA Today.
Tyreke Smith, a junior at Cleveland Heights High School, is one of the most sought after players in the country, especially his state. To no surprise, he’s being recruited by one of the most notable programs in the country right, Ohio State University, right in his own backyard, according to Cleveland 19.
A lot of the movement in politics is connected to public perception. With that being the case, the GOP is in a lot of trouble after photos were shared of protestors of their healthcare bill, many of whom were disabled, being arrested at the Capitol. 43 people were arrested in total, according to the Daily Beast.
A professor at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. is caught up in major controversy after a social media post has resulted in demands for his termination and death threats.
Mario Manago, a 12-year-veteran of the U.S. Air Force was fired and convicted of a federal crime for being six minutes late to a meeting with superior officers. He’s now forced to find new employment and an employer willing to look past his curious criminal conviction.
President Donald Trump is continuing his mission to undo as much of Barack Obama’s legacy as possible. Last week, the president spoke in Miami about the U.S.’s relationship with Cuba. During his head-scratching speech, he called on the country to send back one of the country’s most famous residents.
Once again, the government has paid out a settlement for a crime that wasn’t deemed a crime in criminal court. Michael Brown’s family has reached an undisclosed settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the city of Ferguson, Mo.
Seriously, I need someone to sit me down and break down the U.S. legal system.
People have already been visually upset since Officer Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty in murdering Philando Castile last July. The intensity of that anger likely only increased when dashcam footage of the fatal traffic stop was made viewable to the public.
I’m sure my relationship to Bill Cosby and his brand is similar to that of millions of other people. Before I reached adolescence, he’d already taught me weekly life lessons as Cliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show and made me laugh with his G-rated comedy routines. To show how deep my family’s appreciation of the Cosby brand goes, my grandfather even has two cats named Rudy and Bud. However, I’ve taken many steps back in my support – for obvious reasons.