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Film critic’s analysis of African American directed movies

The much talked about and anticipated movie “12 Years a Slave” opened strong in limited release at the weekend box office. Lee Daniels’ The Butler is another recent film featuring an African American cast that’s […]


Oprah Winfrey arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Lee Daniels' The Butler" at the Regal Cinemas L.A. Live Stadium 14 on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Oprah ‘sorry’ for Switzerland’s flap

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey says she’s “sorry” that a media frenzy emerged after saying she experienced racism during a trip to Switzerland. “I think that incident in Switzerland was just an incident in […]


Pa. detective: Prankster registered as ‘Obama’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania detective is trying to figure out how a prankster was able to fill out a 2008 voter registration card signed “Barack H. Obama.”



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