I first covered Cosby’s accusers in 2005. Why’d it take so long for America to believe them?


Andrea Constand first went to police in her native Canada saying Bill Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her 15 years ago this week.

I’ll never forget the day I first learned about it.

It was Jan. 20, 2005, a Thursday, just after 5 p.m. I was a crime investigative writer for the Philadelphia Daily News, and the local NBC affiliate had just aired a story about it.

So my boss assigned it to me. CLICK FOR MORE

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