Rinkins Report: Bill Cosby Reflects on Entertainment and Education

October 6, 2014 4:26 PM

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Rinkins Report: Bill Cosby Reflects on Entertainment and Education

Legendary comedian and philanthropist Bill Cosby premiered the Cosby Show on NBC television network thirty years ago. The iconic show featured Cosby as the lovable Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable, head of an upper middle-class African-American family living in New York. The show was a commercial and critical success. In honor of the show's thirtieth anniversary, the Rinkins Report is sharing a previous exclusive conversation with the Philadelphia-bred humanitarian. During the conversation, Cosby revealed his ambitions of using his career to "promote and advance our culture," through entertainment and education.

"Culture to me is something that is meaningful. Culture has been with us and has shown our strength while we were fighting to achieve success," he shared. "We have to stay true to that authentic Black culture. Not fads that glorify profanity and drugs. We can't support anything that doesn't value wh...

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