Bill Cosby named as keynote speaker for Tuskegee University

TUSKEGEE, AL (WTVM) - Comedian Bill Cosby will be the keynote speaker for Tuskegee University's upcoming homecoming convocation.

The event is slated for Sunday Nov. 3 at 9:30 a.m.

Cosby is well-known for his support of historically black colleges and universities, including Tuskegee.

When "The Cosby Show" aired from 1984 through 1992, he often wore HBCU apparel, including a Tuskegee shirt in one episode.

Homecoming activities on the Tuskegee campus have already begun.

This year's homecoming theme is "Celebrating the Spirit of Tuskegee."

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