Daily Archives: February 13, 2012

Monday TV: ‘Slavery By Another Name,’ BET Honors

Sometimes the stories explored in documentaries during Black History Month can be pretty familiar. But the new “Slavery by Another Name” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings), an adaptation of Douglas A. Blackmon’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name, is a truly eye-opening account of the forced labor that continued for black people of […]

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Do the Grammys Really Take Care of Their Own?

There was a silly notion online that Bruce Springsteen shouldn’t have begun his performance with the E Street Band kicking off the 54th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday by asking “America, are you alive tonight?” That was supposed to be in poor taste, since some thought the Grammys should somehow turn into a 3 1/2 hour […]

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