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When a black artist does an about-face to what is considered conventional for black artists, there’s bound to be a cavalcade of detractors singing the haters’ anthem.


Cee-Lo Green releases The Lady Killer, his first solo album after recording two albums for his electro-soul duo Gnarls Barkley.

Green’s much-buzzed release includes a new hit single and music video entitled “F**k You.” The song resulted in raised eyebrows as well as a heightened anticipation for the album.

NIGHT CATCHES US
Magnolia Films | Movie

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It is the summer of 1976 in Philadelphia, and the city is simmering with racial tension after the disbanding of the Black Panther movement.

Tanya Hamilton’s feature film, Night Catches Us, starring Kerry Washington and Anthony Mackie, highlights the tale of this controversial period often overlooked in the history books. See it in theaters now.

 

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