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First Trailer For Martin Luther King Jr. Film Selma Is Here & Yes, Oprah Is Brilliant!

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This looks like an amazing film already!

It was announced that Oprah Winfrey would play Annie Lee Cooper in the upcoming movie Selma, about Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement, and it seems even better than we thought it would be.

The first trailer has been released, and though it's under three minutes, we're still completely moved!

Selma is specifically about the civil rights marches between Selma and Montgomery, Alabama.

The flick comes out on Christmas Day.

Ch-ch-check it out (above) and prepare to be moved.

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Lil Wayne's Apology Letter To Till Family Over Offensive Lyrics Gets SHOT Down!

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Lil Wayne is in a lil bit of trouble, but for once it has nothing to do with his health! It's about his music!

The Young Money rapper came under fire recently for some of his lyrics in a song called Karate Chop in which he compares the death of Emmett Till to a sexual act!

For those of you who can use a quick brush up on your history, Emmett was a 14 year-old African-American boy who was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955, and his highly publicized death was considered a pivotal breaking point for the Civil Rights Movement.

Needless to say, the Till family was NOT amused with the lyrics and Epic Records decided to pull the song from their website.

Well, Weezy got wind of the news and he wrote an apology letter, saying:

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George Clooney Calls The Fight For Gay Rights 'The Final Leg Of The Civil Rights Movement!'

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Even though he has no aspirations to run for office, George Clooney is still MORE than willing to get political for an issue he cares about!

Last night at the Critics' Choice Awards, George opened up about the crucial issue of gay rights.

Here's what he had to say about it:

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