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Black Men in Dresses in Hollywood:Family Entertainment or a Conspiracy to Efeminize Black Men

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What does Eddie Murphy, Michael Clarke Duncan, Ving Rhames, Tyler Perry, Martin Lawrence and Wesley Snipes all have in common? They have all appeared in movies playing the role of women.While this phenomenon is not new, we've seen black male entertainers trade their slacks for pantyhose since Flip Wilson created the character Geraldine in the 70's. However the proliferation of black males playing the role of females has led to the question, "whats really up in Hollywood"? Join us for this week's segment of, "Let's Be Frank".