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Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on the Political Power of Black Hair

[ 0 ] April 22, 2013 |
Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on the Political Power of Black Hair

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie chats the political power of black women’s hair in context of “Half of a Yellow Sun.”

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Tyler Perry’s ‘For Colored Girls:’ Pros and Cons (A Review)

[ 5 ] November 2, 2010 |
Tyler Perry’s ‘For Colored Girls:’ Pros and Cons (A Review)

I’m not a Tyler Perry fan but contrary to a lot of his critics my aversion isn’t extreme. I don’t think all of his work is coonery (some of it is, but that’s another blog) but two of my major problems with him are dialogue and cliches. His work is rife with them. Ntozake Shange’s […]

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For Colored Girls Trailer (Tyler Perry Done Good This Time?)

[ 3 ] September 15, 2010 |
For Colored Girls Trailer (Tyler Perry Done Good This Time?)

I. Cannot. Wait. To see this. At first I was nervous when I heard that Tyler Perry (one, a man; two, a sometimes suspect director) was adapting it for film but the trailer looks great! Plus, I spoke to the publicist for the film and she gave it glowing reviews–not just because she was the […]

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