War Of Words: Tyler Perry Vs. Spike Lee

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Director Tyler Perry speaks onstage in New York City. Perry's work has come under criticism by veteran filmmaker Spike Lee. i

Director Tyler Perry speaks onstage in New York City. Perry's work has come under criticism by veteran filmmaker Spike Lee. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Steve Harvey Foundation hide caption

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Director Tyler Perry speaks onstage in New York City. Perry's work has come under criticism by veteran filmmaker Spike Lee.

Director Tyler Perry speaks onstage in New York City. Perry's work has come under criticism by veteran filmmaker Spike Lee.

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Steve Harvey Foundation

Tyler Perry has had enough of criticisms of his work, particularly from director Spike Lee. Perry's response to Lee's latest lambasting continues the debate over Tyler Perry, his films and characters — and if they encourage harmful African-American stereotypes. Michele Norris speaks with Toure, host of Fuse's On the Record and author of the forthcoming book Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?, and Goldie Taylor, contributor to MSNBC and theGriot.com.

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