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Spike Lee's 'Chiraq' Film Title Draws Backlash From Local Officials

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.23.2015 | Black Voices

The title of Spike Lee's upcoming film, 'Chiraq', has drawn some criticism in Chicago. The proposed project, which is reportedly set to highlight b...

Amazon Nabs Spike Lee Movie ‘Chiraq'

The Wrap | Posted 04.10.2015 | Black Voices

Spike Lee is making his next movie for Amazon Studios and the Oscar-nominated filmmaker is courting Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Piven, Common and Kanye ...

The Best Spike Lee Movies

Culturalist | Posted 03.20.2015 | Entertainment
Culturalist

Make your list now! Culturalist.com is the place to shape, share and debate your opinions on anything and everything through Top 10 lists. Want to jo...

Podcast Review: The David Feldman Show

Marc Hershon | Posted 03.13.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

David Feldman is a sterling example of a comedian and writer who, despite his success in mainstream media -- he's won a trio each of Prime Time Emmys ...

Elvis Nolasco Plays an Addict in ABC's American Crime

Ilana Rapp | Posted 03.06.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

It was easy for me to come up with questions to interview the multi-talented and ever so handsome Elvis Nolasco.

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus

Dwight Brown | Posted 04.14.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Spike Lee, the old guard of black indie filmmaking, gets his mojo back with this classy, urbane, bloodsucking art film that is a beauty to behold. Sophisticated, demented, eerie, erotic -- prepare to be shocked and flabbergasted.

'Selma' Wins Big At NAACP Awards

AP | Lynn Elber | Posted 02.09.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The civil rights drama "Selma" won top honors at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took sharp notice of snubs of African-A...

Spike Lee's Advice To Ava DuVernay: 'F**k 'em'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.22.2015 | Black Voices

The Academy Awards announced this year's class of nominees on Thursday -- and promptly drew heavy criticism for failing to recognize people of color ...

For Spike Lee, D.C. Protest Amounts to 'Do the Right Thing'

Dominic Carter | Posted 02.16.2015 | Black Voices
Dominic Carter

I have interviewed Spike many times over the years on TV, but on this day he was among the thousands of protesters in the nation's capital.

Spike Lee: 'I Don't Know What The Grand Jury Was Looking At'

Posted 12.09.2014 | Black Voices

Earlier this year Spike Lee revisited a scene from his film “Do the Right Thing” by creating a mashup clip featuring character Radio Raheem choked...

Michael Rapaport Squashes Beef With Spike Lee

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.20.2014 | Black Voices

After months of back-and-forth expletive-laden barbs, it appears Spike Lee and Michael Rapaport have set aside their differences and, by the sound of ...

Addicted's Bille Woodruff's 'Naked' Ambitions

Brandon Judell | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

A faithful adaptation of erotica queen Zane's million copy bestseller, the romancer showcases the posteriors of William Levy, Tyson Beckford, and Boris Kodjoe as they try to satisfy Sharon Leal's Zoe, who's suffering from a hardy case of sex addiction that's destroying both her marriage and career.

Spike Lee: 'There's A War On The Black Male And It's Tearing The Country Apart'

Posted 08.27.2014 | Black Voices

Throughout the course of his filmmaking career, Spike Lee has been very vocal on his personal views on social issues and politics. So it comes as no s...

Bensonhurst Case and Do the Right Thing Revisited 25 Years Later

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 10.11.2014 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

Tawana Told The Truth! So blared the graffiti in Bed-Stuy in Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing, a film that was released roughly 25 years ago, in the summer of 1989 and, according to legend, served as the first date for Barack Obama and his future wife, Michelle.

Michael Rapaport Fires Back At 'Sh*t Stain' Spike Lee

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 07.22.2014 | Black Voices

The feud between filmmakers Spike Lee and Michael Rapaport continues. In the most recent round, during a visit to HuffPost Live Tuesday, Rapaport c...

Phil Jackson Is Mellow About Melo

Rob Taub | Posted 08.30.2014 | Sports
Rob Taub

I am a neurotic, handwringing New Yorker and Phil Jackson is a Zen Master. He will continue to move forward on his mission to bring a championship to New York, with or without Melo and whatever the outcome, he probably won't lose any sleep.

The 'Do The Right Thing' Reviews Spike Lee Called 'Unfiltered Racism'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment

According to something called New York City Weather Archive, temperatures in New York on June 30, 1989 were relatively mild. That's ironic since what ...

The Obamas' First Date Was To See 'Do The Right Thing'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment

Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" celebrates its 25th anniversary on June 30, and it remains one of film's finest depictions of racial and social unres...

Do the Right Thing Block Party in Brooklyn

Christopher Herz | Posted 08.30.2014 | New York
Christopher Herz

Glorious red bricks. Fire hydrants. Sal's Famous. Each character and place jumped off the screen and seeped into my bloodstream.

Spike Lee Set To Celebrate Classic Film With Block Party

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.30.2014 | Black Voices

As Spike Lee’s classic flick, “Do The Right Thing” steadily approaches the 25 year anniversary since its release on June 30, the film’s neighb...

This 25-Year-Old Reaction To 'Do The Right Thing' Still Pisses Spike Lee Off

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 07.07.2014 | Black Voices

As Spike Lee's film "Do The Right Thing" celebrates its 25th anniversary. The legendary director has reflected on the movie's groundbreaking approach ...

The 2014 American Black Film Festival Premieres in New York City

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.24.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

In 18 years, the American Black Film Festival has migrated from Acapulco, Mexico, to Los Angeles, California, to Miami, Florida and now New York City.

Revisiting Do The Right Thing: 25 Years Later

Craig Carpenter | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment
Craig Carpenter

Each character in the film represents a different segment of society, each with their own valid points and agendas. Do The Right Thing, taking place in a Brooklyn of 25 years ago, was prophetic in that it showed how, in proximity, everyone must learn to live together, if not necessarily in love.

FIRST LOOK: Spike Lee's New Film

Black Film | Posted 06.12.2014 | Black Voices

Blackfilm.com has been provided with an exclusive image from Spike Lee’s latest film, “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus,” which will have its World Premi...

Spike Lee Directed Kelly Rowland's World Cup Video

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment

Kelly Rowland is in good company (Santigold, Janelle Monae, Timbaland) on "Beats of the Beautiful Game," the World Cup-themed album that Pepsi release...