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'Barbershop' Barbs

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'Barbershop' Barbs

'Barbershop' Barbs

'Barbershop' Barbs

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A film set in a barbershop in an African American community is number one at the box office, but the Reverends Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson have blasted the filmmakers for allegedly insensitive portrayals of Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. NPR's Lynn Neary reports that despite calls to edit out the offending scene in Barbershop, the studio and filmmakers say they will leave the film intact.

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