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Tyler Perry vs. Spike Lee: The On-Going Battle Over “Black” Cinema

Malcolm X. Do the Right Thing. He Got Game. The 25th Hour. What does these films all have in common? Spike Lee. The Brooklyn-based director is famous for making films that comment on issue such as race, gender, poverty, crime, … Continue reading

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Tyler Perry Puts Madea Away, Ushering Real Women For Colored Girls

Tyler Perry‘s just about done it all. As an actor, director, playwright, producer, screenwriter and author of a New York Times Best Seller, his career has hinged on wearing multiple hats (and frocks) in order to translate his vision: The … Continue reading

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