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(p.150) 14. Arts Beat
City Son
Wayne Dawkins
University Press of Mississippi

This chapter describes the City Sun’s feature story on filmmaker Spike Lee on August 6–12, 1986; the publication of movie and arts critic Armond White’s blistering review of Eddie Murphy’s blockbuster comedy Coming to America; and the Murphy public relations machine’s response to Armond White via three full advertising pages in City Sun.

Keywords:   City Sun, weekly newspapers, Spike Lee, Coming to America, Armond White, Eddie Murphy

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