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A colorblind review of Tyler Perry’s ‘garbage’

Fresh Loaf notes how some white critics are reluctant to criticize Tyler Perry. That’s weak.

Crap is crap, as an old professor of mine at USC notes:

 TP makes an empire by reviving some of the same stereotypes that were once used to justify the subjugation of black people and his fans act like he invented the wheel.

The bottom line is, some people like seeing themselves represented as a bunch of buffoons. They like seeing black men wear dresses and be emasculated before the whole world. They like seeing black women portrayed as sassy, cantankerous Sapphires, who sleep with their fists balled up and who can’t wait to ‘cuss’ somebody out.


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