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Blacks must not play double standards







“My intention was not malicious, but I broke the ground rule that families are off limits. For that I am sorry.” — MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry. So, she is off the hook with the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, ACLU and the rest of the “Let’s get Dan Zimmerman” crew? Can you imagine if one of the FOXNEWS conservatives, such as Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter or Glenn Beck, said the following on their TV shows? Let’s pretend the headlines would read “Rush Limbaugh in his creative wisdom was only (only, to minimize his actions) joking about a Romney family photo, which included their adopted African American grandson, Kieran James Romney. Continue Reading →

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Tyler Perry’s Temptation: Choices have consequences



A movie review

By Mel Reeves

Contributing Writer


I have to confess that from my perspective Tyler Perry’s movies are simply for pure entertainment and laughs. They are usually too formulaic and too simple, but they usually make me laugh. And like everyone else, Madea has worn on me. And I confess I liked what Perry tried to do in The Family that Preys. While I struggled with Temptation — it was sloppy, heavy handed and included some fantastic plot twists — I wasn’t bothered by the moralizing. Continue Reading →

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Royal Comedy Tour: Too-brief sets by the best comics knock standup show off its throne

By Dwight Hobbes

Contributing Writer


My people, my people. October 27 at Minneapolis’ Orpheum Theater, the audience of give or take 1,200 arrives in a veritable fashion show of styles ranging

from classy cool to tacky chic with most going for in-between, dressing sensibly smart. Everyone, though, is there for the same reason: to catch the third annual incarnation of the Royal Comedy Tour. The evening of standup was, in a word, wack. You had Sommore, Mark Curry, Earthquake and Bruce Bruce on the bill in a truly bass-ackward lineup. Continue Reading →

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