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The enduring appeal of Reggie Hudlin’s classic comedy is its comfort with its specific cultural voice.
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Mase vs. Puff: Black Excellence or Business As Usual?
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Review: ‘Bad Boys For Life’ Proves To Be A Promising Crowd-Pleasing Throwback
The beloved buddy-cop franchise retains its humor and adds some heart for a fun return to form.
Cynthia Erivo, Scarlett Johansson And The Oscars’ Ongoing Whiteness
White privilege is once again a theme for the Oscars.
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Tyler Perry, Popeye’s Chicken, And Who We Call ‘Coon’
Black folks could stand to be a lot less embarrassed by Black folks.