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    Reginald Lewis Bio ("Why Should White Guys Have All The Fun") Being Adapted; Jamie Foxx May Star

    The biography of African American lawyer, entrepreneur, Wall Street wizard and philanthropist, Reginald Lewis, once the wealthiest black man in this country, is currently being adapted for the screen, with Jamie Foxx potentially playing the lead role.

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    Mississippi Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed By "The Help" Against Author Of "The Help"

    I'm sure this will give some folks even more of a reason to despise her and her bestselling novel turned film.

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    Shaquille O'Neal Graduating From New York Film Academy; Wants To be A Director

    Ok, so back in June, his eminence Shaquille O'Neal shared with the world his retirement from the NBA, and his plans to conquer Hollywood next!

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    Idris Elba Claims Black Men are Never Called Sexy

    This is interesting. I can't say I agree; I actually thought the opposite. The media is more prone to label black men as "sexy" than, let's say, "handsome." In a recent interview with The Life Files, Idris Elba expressed his views on the topic:

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    Preview A New Animated Re-imagining Of George Romero's "Night of The Living Dead"

    Here's another animated re-imagining of Night of the Living Dead - George Romero's 1968 independent black-and-white cult horror classic, which starred Duane Jones.

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    Watch Dave Chappelle Explain His Erratic Behavior. Do You Buy It?

    Dave Chappelle is no stranger to odd behavior lately. Here's a clip of him at a San Francisco radio station giving his explanation of recent failed performance. Do you buy it?

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    What's Will Smith Training For In This Video Clip?

    I really don't know how TMZ gets close enough to Will Smith to grab this footage (dated 8/12) which they say is of him testing out the gym's facilities, including a 20-minute MMA training session with Jamall "X Factor" Johnson; apparently, he's on the market for a new gym in Philly. Funny, I figured...

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    Maybe Paula Patton Won't Be Playing "Sister" In Sparkle Remake After All (Casting Call)

    Remember her revelation at an ABFF talk last month, when she acknowledged that she'd been offered a role in the Sparkle remake that's in the works, with Salim and Mara Brock Akil (the team behind Jumping the Broom) shepherding the project.

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    James Baldwin: "Who Is The "N*gg*r?"

    I don't believe there's been a feature narrative film on the life of James Baldwin has there? There've been documentaries like The Price Of A Ticket, but no biopics I'm aware of, or if one has even been attempted. Or have there been any feature films in which he is a character in someone else's stor...

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