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A Comic Points Out The Absurdity Of A Famous Fantasy Film For Not Including A Certain Kind Of Actor

Hollywood has a tendency to erase certain types of people from TV and movies. Sometimes maliciously, but sometimes innocently enough as part of creating an overall vision of the story. As comedian Wyatt Cenac points out, those decisions aren't as logical as some casting directors think they are.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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