Bill Cosby and Hotel Discrimination

During the 1960’s in Las Vegas, Bill Cosby and other Black performers such as Sammy Davis, Jr. could not stay at the hotels where they performed.  They were required to stay at all-Black hotels.  If Cosby had attempted to check-in at a “White” hotel, he would have been arrested.  Even with the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, hotel discrimination against Black entertainers continued into the 1970’s.  Yet Cosby was able to sexually assault numerous White women during this time period and was supposedly so powerful to be above the law?  This is inconsistent with logic and what we know about U.S. history, culture, and race relations.

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