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A young black reporter begins to lose his identity.

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Dexter Jackson
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Toynelle Davis (as Lisa Arrindell)
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Kate Penndragin
Nathaniel Hall ...
Baker Moon (as Nathaniel 'Afrika' Hall)
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Missy Carnes
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Clifford Worthy
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Nadine Biggs
Dan Albright ...
Martin
Ronald Knight ...
Roger (as Ronald J. Knight)
Randal Patrick ...
Jimmy
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Joe Washington ...
Charles Hempstead
Wallace Wilkinson ...
Rev. Carnes
Suzanne Stewart ...
Mrs. Carnes
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A young black reporter begins to lose his identity.

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A Comedy About Going From Downtown To Uptown, From Hip-Hop To Straight To The Top! See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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20 September 1991 (USA)  »

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The Tapes of Dexter Jackson  »

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$5,467,959 (USA)
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References American Gladiators (1989) See more »

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She's Not Your Fool
Performed by Alyson Williams
Written by Alvin Moody
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Funny, but not about the RIGHT thing!
31 January 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I felt the film was well directed and well acted but I felt at times they were saying success turns you white. The guy was a news reporter and he should speak well and encourage his girlfriend and homie to do like wise around the white folk. Play the game, get rich and laugh about it later. I'm from South Central and I own my own production company. When I'm with the homies I use slang and feel free to speak the way I want but when I'm doing business I speak professionally. Now the guy should never forget where he came from and he shouldn't sell his soul to be successful but speaking well and becoming successful does not equal turning WHITE!


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