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Black Artists and Black Narratives

Critic-at-large Laurie Stone reviews a new play and movie about the African American experience, both written by African American artists. She says the works should be celebrated for their refusal to pander to white audiences.

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Other segments from the episode on June 26, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 26, 1987: Interview with Paul Burlison and D.J. Fontana; Commentary on Fats Waller; Interview with James Crumley; Review of the film "Hollywood Shuffle" and the play …

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