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Persistence Pays Off
Thursday, May 27,1993 - THE CHARLOTTE POST - Page3B
Continued From IB
"Persistence. I made a lot of
phone calls. My phone bill
was astronomical at the
time. When I talked to some
one who couldn't give me a
definitive answer, I called
until I talked to someone
"Growing up I trained my
self to be that persistent. A
lot of people told me I had a
lot of drive and determina
tion and 1 should put that to
use," Black said. "I started
taking on projects that
seemed lofty to a lot of peo
ple. When this started to
come together, I decided to
take It as far as possible."
ME4N5 low nias!
'Menace II Society' Paints Bleak
Picture For Black Males In U.S.A.
Continued From IB
erson's violent "Juice." As In
"Juice," "Menace II Society"
Is void of any hope what
soever. The characters don't
give you any reason to like
them — they kill, curse,
drink and smoke dope with
reckless abandon. You don't
feel for anyone when they're
shot. If you do. It's only be
cause the shooting was so
By the time the movie
came to Its tragic, bloody
end, I was completety numb.
There are some good perfor
mances. especially cameos
by BUI Duke and Charles S.
Dutton. But the Hughes
brcithers have created a film
that is so depressing and vio
lent, I strongly caution you
noL to take young children. If
this Is a true statement on
thei status of black male
teenagers in America, they
need to pack their bags and
head for extinction. There Is
^ it it Excellent;
it it it Good: i^i^ Fair;
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