Bill Cosby’s betrayal of black Americans is unforgivable

THINGS aren’t looking good for Bill Cosby. As rape and sexual assault allegations against the entertainer mount up, more and more institutions are severing their ties with him and withdrawing honours bestowed on him. Last week he resigned from a university board of trustees, the US Navy revoked his status as an honorary petty officer,Continue reading “Bill Cosby’s betrayal of black Americans is unforgivable”

Avoiding drug addiction isn’t a simple matter of ‘good sense’

DRUG-USE confessions by those in the public eye have a lot of power to shape perceptions. While most of us are well aware of how addictions shatter families and blight communities, the addict – particularly the heroin addict – remains an unfathomable “other”. And while great efforts have been made in recent years to changeContinue reading “Avoiding drug addiction isn’t a simple matter of ‘good sense’”