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a kennedy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:11 PM
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The real equality is when we can have a black president as dumb as George Bush
Chris Rock......

Rock also reveled in Obama's inauguration, but he joked about another hurdle still facing blacks.

"Excellent black people have always been compensated for excellence. Always," Rock said. "The real equality is when we can have a black president as dumb as George Bush. That's when we're really equal. That's when the dream has come true."

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Chris Rock was having a good hair day at the Sundance Film Festival.

Hours after President Barack Obama's inauguration, Rock sat down to talk about his Sundance entry, "Good Hair," a hilarious examination of the cultural pressures that prod blacks into costly, often painful methods to care for their hair.

The idea first hit Rock in the mid-1990s on a standup tour through Atlanta, where he came across the Bronner brothers hair show, a glitzy convention for black stylists.

"I thought, wow, this would make a great movie, but that was like 15 years ago, and no one was making funny documentaries 15 years ago," Rock said in an interview Tuesday alongside Nia Long, one of many actresses and other celebrities Rock interviews in the film.

"So you cut to now, and I have daughters, and I'm really dealing with them and their hair a lot, and my friends have daughters, and we talk about our daughters' hair issues. I kind of saw where to go at it, and now people are making funny documentaries," he said.

"Good Hair," one of 16 films in Sundance's U.S. documentary competition, follows Rock from the Bronner brothers show to neighborhood salons, businesses dealing in hair-care products and the streets of India, where human hair is a huge export industry for hair weaves.

"I was kind of scared to come to Sundance in a sense, because I think this is the blackest movie ever made," said Rock, a producer and co-writer on the film. "So I was kind of scared to come to Utah, because it's so white."

full article: <http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/F/FILM_SUNDANCE_CH... >
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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:12 PM
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1. We hope we never have another president as dumb as bu$h
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AndyA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:20 PM
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2. I don't care about a President's race, religion, gender, or sexual preference,
But I do put my foot down on having another idiot in the White House.

And anyone named Bush.

That's where I draw the line. ENOUGH ALREADY!
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leveymg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:29 PM
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3. Don't forget Clarence Thomas. Right up there with Dubya.
Edited on Wed Jan-21-09 02:33 PM by leveymg
Bush Sr. spawned and appointed some real Egg McMuffins.



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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:30 PM
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4. "Joe Watkins For President"


:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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