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Through hell and back: Michelle Obama discusses adversity at Essence Festival

Michelle Obama talks adversity.  Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW ORLEANS — “Ain’t no mountain high enough…” Michelle Obama raised eyebrows Saturday night at the 2019 Essence Festival when she drew parallels between black women in politics and mountain-climbing. Donning a sexy curly fry hairdo, the former First Lady told CBS News anchor Gayle King she traveled through hell and back ...

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Cedric settin’ off ‘The Neighborhood’

The Neighborhood racist, but comical.  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Tadow, West Side! It’s never facile uprooting a family, especially when the migration entails deracinating your white kinship from a Midwestern suburb to the intransigent streets of urban Los Angeles. But that’s the racist challenge that awaits Dave Johnson (Max Greenfield) in the new CBS sitcom “The Neighborhood.” ...

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Cedric the Entertainer signs new CBS deal

Ced the Entertainer signs big CBS deal. Mass Appeal Wire Reports NEW YORK — This old dog knows new tricks. That’s because big things are in store for corpulent comic Cedric the Entertainer who recently signed a lucrative development contract with CBS television studios. Reminiscent of CBS’ 3-for-1 deal, the contractual arrangement guarantees the concoction of multiple TV scripts for ...

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Cedric starring in “Tony Take The Wheel”

Cedric hopes to save CBS image. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Amid heightened criticism for its general lack of heterogeneity, CBS has decided to go black. Network officials are taking a page from Fox Television with the multicamera comedy “Tony Take the Wheel” starring funnymen Cedric the Entertainer and Spike Feresten. The slapstick sitcom explores the kinship between ...

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