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Michael Benjamin Washington Excels in ‘Fires in the Mirror,’ When New York City’s Racial Tensions Exploded

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[ad_1] There is one word for Michael Benjamin Washington’s stunning performance in Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn and Other Identities (opening tonight at Signature Theatre, to Dec. 15): virtuosic.  Washington inhabits every character in Anna Deavere Smith’s Drama Desk award-winning play, originally performed in 1992—an oral history distilled …

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Blacks Did Better in the First 100 Years After Slavery

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[ad_1] Far-right commentator Candace Owens says things were far better for the black community in America in the immediate aftermath of the abolition of slavery, claiming it has since been all downhill for African Americans because of “socialism.” Appearing on Fox News’ The Ingraham Angle on Tuesday night to debate …

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