Aya de Leon

author – activist – faculty – mom

My latest post for B*tch Magazine: “Cliff Huxtable is the Fantasy; Bill Cosby is the Reality”

photo-1Many have been rallying around Bill Cosby, hoping to protect his legacy of benign black family life. However, in my latest piece for B*itch Magazine, I argue that Cliff Huxtable from The Cosby Show is a fantasy, and Cosby’s alleged sexual violence is the shadow side of the black middle class, the brutal legacies from slavery that can’t be erased simply via economic upward mobility…

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This entry was posted on January 14, 2015 by in Uncategorized.

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Aya wins first place Independent Publisher Awards for UPTOWN THIEF, THE BOSS, THE ACCIDENTAL MISTRESS

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