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    "Black Lifestyle" In Japan (Random Sunday)

    What did Paul Mooney say? "Everyone wants to be a nigga but nobody wants to be a nigga..." (h/t Bombastic E.)

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    Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr & The Importance Of The Success Of George Lucas' "Red Tails"

    Had second thoughts about posting this, given how fiery debates on these issues tend to get on S&A; also, what both actors say here is redundant, as we've heard this all before. But, what the hell, it's Friday. Bring it :)

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    3 Months Left In 2011, What's Left To Look Forward To This Year In Black Cinema?

    With the summer movie season officially over, I thought I'd take a quick look at what's left in the "black cinema" department expected to debut in the next 4 1/2 months.

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    New Details On Nicole Beharie's Character in "The Good Wife" Beginning w/ Oct 16th Episode

    I just wrote a post yesterday about Nicole Beharie having a recurring role in CBS The Good Wife, which premieres its new season this Sunday, 25th at 9pm et. Well, The Daily Beast got the scoop from The Good Wife's writer Robert King regarding the upcoming season.

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    On Being African in Hollywood...

    I thought we'd posted something much more exhaustive on this topic previously, but I can't seem to locate that post (or posts)... assuming there are any.

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    Black Women Writers Ruling Broadway This Season

    Just thought I'd toast to what just may be a historical moment (theater geeks can correct me if I'm wrong on this); This season will see 3 Broadway shows (the highest level of commercial theatre/stage achievement in this country) penned/adapted by black women.

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    New Line's Shortlist Of Directors For NWA Biopic Reportedly Includes Gray, Brewer & Berg

    Our last post on this was to note John Singleton's mention in an interview with The Playlist that he had been talking with Ice Cube about possibly directing the project for New Line, though nothing was definite.

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    Exclusive: Michael K. Williams Reveals Possible Role In "Django Unchained" + Was In Running For Lead

    One thing we've noticed on S&A is that there are certain actors who seem to be favorites of S&A readers, and Michael K Williams definitely is at the top of that list...deservedly so. I recently had the chance, and honor, of chatting with this gracious man.

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    Creflo Dollar Forms Film Company To Produce 3 Faith-Based Films Annually; First One In The Works

    Maybe if my last name was "Dollar" too, I'd maybe have the cash to get into film production :)

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    Taraji P. Henson Bemoans Being Excluded From "Person Of Interest" Coverage

    WOW!!!! TV Guide is NOT including me on the cover with my cast memebers........I am the female lead of a 3 member cast and I'm not included on the cover!!!!!! Do you see the shit I have to deal with in this business.....I cram to understand!!!!

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