Thursday, December 11, 2014

ICYMI- Ex Super Model and Pioneer Beverly Johnson tells her time of being drugged by Cosby

Wow.  As I've stated before this is not unusual for other women to come OUT of the Shadows, one by one to tell their stories of abuse or manipulation at the hand of their accuser. It only takes one brave soul to start the ball rolling. I remember the old saying, "You are only as sick as your secrets". Hopefully these women can move forward toward healing. I do wonder what the apologists for Cosby, whom have been coming out in droves against these women will say now. They'll probably seek some history on Ms. Johnson and start a smear campaign. SMH


Like most Americans, I spent the 60s, 70s, and part of the 80s in awe of Bill Cosby and his total domination of popular culture. He was the first African American to star in a dramatic television series, I Spy, a show my family in Buffalo, New York, always watched. Cosby cut a striking figure on-screen then. He was funny, smart, and even elegant—all those wonderful things many white Americans didn’t associate with people of color. In fact, as I thought of going public with what follows, a voice in my head kept whispering, “Black men have enough enemies out there already, they certainly don’t need someone like you, an African American with a familiar face and a famous name, fanning the flames.”

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