Cosby will bring his "Far From Finished" tour to the
Cosby has entertained generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and best-selling books, including "Fatherhood," "Time Flies" and his current bestseller, "I Didn't Ask to Be Born, (But I'm Glad I Was.)"
Cosby broke TV's racial barrier with "I Spy," becoming the first African American to co-star on a TV series while winning three consecutive Emmys. He created and produced the Emmy-winning cartoon "Fat Albert" and the "Cosby Kids," which began airing in the 1970s and was made into a film in 2004.
But Cosby may be best known for the 1980s series "The Cosby Show," about a close-knit, upper class black family. Cosby said his intent was to portray an American family; Time magazine called the show "an encouraging sign of maturity in matters of race."
In addition to his comedy performances, Cosby talks publicly about issues of politics and culture. He spoke to students and community members at
He urged young people at the homecoming to respect themselves, women and children.
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