Bill Cosby receiving a special sweatshirt from Urban Prep Academies founder and CEO Tim King.

Bill Cosby receiving a special sweatshirt from Urban Prep Academies founder and CEO Tim King.

Legendary comedian and education advocate, Bill Cosby performed a one-man-show at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, located at 175 E. Chestnut in downtown Chicago on Sunday evening, June 30, to benefit the Urban Prep Academies of Chicago.

“We talked for 45 minutes and he said I want to do something to help Urban Prep because I think what you guys are doing is spectacular,” shares Tim King, president and CEO at Urban Prep Academies.

Urban Prep Academies three campuses with a 100-percent college enrollment record of about 1,200 Africa-American male students.

Photos credit: David L. Spearman

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Bill Cosby receiving a special sweatshirt from Urban Prep Academies founder and CEO Tim King.

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