The majority of the men in Mann Up, a prison program that’s helping to change the lives of African American men with long sentences, including life without the possibility of parole, has received a significant boost with the presence of Bill Cosby. NNPA NEWSWIRE — In addition to Cosby, who is not officially associated with the program, four members of Mann Up spoke exclusively to NNPA Newswire. “The majority of the men in Mann Up are in for long prison terms, including life without the possibility of parole,” said Tyree Wallace, co-founder and president of the Mann Up Association.