Separate from Bill Cosby defenders who either genuinely believe he is not guilty as charged or invoke his legal right to the presumption of innocence until (or unless) proved guilty in a court of law, there are many not-so-supportive Bill Cosby supporters who readily admit they believe he is guilty as charged. Yet, they defend him by way of deflecting to an apparent racist double-standard.
More specifically, the double-standard being White celebrity accused sexual predators tend to receive significantly less public persecution and legal prosecution than their counterparts–i.e. Black celebrity accused sexual predators.
That the racist double-standard exists is a valid point, but using it to deflect from the alleged actions of a Black accused sexual predator is an invalid defense.
Their argument is essentially that it’s racist to not allow Black alleged rapists to benefit from white privilege granted by white supremacy to White alleged rapists. The crux of…
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