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Eddie Murphy’s Coming to America, one of the most iconic, funniest and beloved motion pictures in black American history, just celebrated it’s 25th birthday late last month. Many believe that this romantic comedy represents Murphy’s greatest theatrical triumph even though Beverly Hills Cop was a greater box-office generator and his James “Thunder” Early from Dreamgirls earned him…

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Yes, Beverly Hills Cop was Eddie Murphy’s highest-grossing movie. And his dramatic portrayal of drug-addled singer James “Thunder” Early in Dreamgirls was his most critically-acclaimed role, by far, earning a Golden Globe win and an Academy Award nomination. But it was the immortal classic Coming to America, the story of an insanely rich African prince…

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Eriq La Salle and Macy’s celebrated Black History Month and the life of Gordon Parks with a panel discussion in Atlanta. La Salle hosted the discussion panel and spoke about Parks’ many achievements, and also signed copies of his own new book, Laws of Depravity. Here are a few pictures from the event below. –necorey johnson

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