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Love 'The Help,' But Please Stop Asking Me to Do the Same

Rebecca Wanzo | Posted 10.12.2011 | Black Voices
Rebecca Wanzo

I read an Amazon review of the novel that told a reader not to worry that they would have to read over 400 pages of depressing oppression. This is true -- "The Help" makes Jim Crow palatable. I don't think this is a good thing.

Emma Stone Talks Getting Into Character For 'The Help'

Posted 10.08.2011 | Entertainment

"The Help", a collaboration between lifelong friends Kathryn Stockett, who wrote the best-selling novel of the same name, and Tate Taylor, the film's ...

Fear of Flying

Mickey Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Mickey Goodman

My seatmate talks about cleaning up his life. The aunt who raised him wants him to move back to South Carolina to live with her, but he doesn't want to. "My cousins sell dope," he says. "I don't want to get mixed up in that again.