How Cosby Show Actress Phylicia Rashad Escaped a Segregated South

Aired on 01/28/2017 | CC
Actress Phylicia Rashad was growing up in Houston, Texas, at a time when segregation of the races was legal. Her mother, however, had a plan to raise her children in a different environment: Mexico City.

Here, the Cosby Show star opens up about experiencing a new culture when she was just 13 years old.

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