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Cosby loses four honorary doctorates upon conviction

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Four American universities have Friday decided to grant the honorary doctorate to take them in the course of the years on the American television star Bill Cosby had been awarded. The comedian was on Thursday convicted for sexual abuse.

The jury of a court in Norristown, Pennsylvania, was Bill Cosby Thursday guilty to the sexual assault of Andrea Constant, a Canadian former basketball international. Cosby is risking ten years in prison.

Decided Friday Temple University in Philadelphia, the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Notre Dame in Indiana and Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh for an honorary doctorate of Bill Cosby.

All the universities awarded Cosby decades ago, when he was still one of the most beloved comedians of the United States.

Public debate

Even before his conviction was a fact, already had a group of fifteen American educational institutions to their awards and recognitions for Cosby withdrawn.

In the United States, in addition, a public debate erupted about the attention that Cosby still gets in the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The museum made Friday announced that, despite the condemnation of two objects about the comedian will continue to exhibit: a comic book, and a plate with the pictures of a comedyshow in 1964.

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