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Spike Lee To Attend 'Do The Right Thing' Screening At Ebertfest

AP | Posted 03.11.2014 | Entertainment

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Director Spike Lee will attend a 25th-anniversary screening of "Do The Right Thing" at late movie critic Roger Ebert's film f...

Spike Lee To Attend 25th Anniversary Screening Of 'Do The Right Thing'

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Black Voices

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Director Spike Lee will attend a 25th-anniversary screening of "Do The Right Thing" at late movie critic Roger Ebert's film f...

It's Not About Legacy, It's About Doing the Right Thing

Charlie Kim | Posted 12.29.2013 | Business
Charlie Kim

I yelled at her, "You are crazy, trees take 10 years to grow, we'll be gone within 2-3 years, why are you doing this." Her answer, was so simple, "It's the right thing to do. Whether we are here or not, this is the right thing to do."

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Rosie Perez Laughs When You Block Her On Twitter

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 10.24.2013 | Entertainment

If you've never peeked at Rosie Perez's Twitter account, here's a brief breakdown of what you'll find there: zero mention of her new movie, "The Couns...

Back to Black Africa Without a White Tour Guide

Brett Fenzel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Brett Fenzel

Still, seeing a repressed population take charge in the hands of a filmmaker who was one of these people made me trust in the movies as a medium where stories didn't have to be told by white proxy. Dishing out no small credit to Lee and his fellows, my brother would go on to hone his skills as a freestyle rapper, and I'd go on to study African cinema.

Do What You Think Is Right

Dr. Roger H. Hull | Posted 11.05.2013 | College
Dr. Roger H. Hull

Doing what you think is right does not necessarily mean doing the popular thing. In fact, it often means doing that which is unpopular. While no one wants to be attacked, that is the price you should be willing to pay.

Lance Armstrong, MLK, America and the Rules of the Game

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

The stakes are higher now than most people realize because this latest fall from grace further deteriorates belief in the American Dream.

Price Check on Kindness, Lane Four, Please

Rob White | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

The elderly woman was about to leave with her bagged items, and the conveyor belt was moving. I quickly reached into my wallet, took out a 10-spot, and touched the elderly woman on her arm. "Excuse me, ma'am, I think you dropped this."

Chatting With Peter Frampton, Bruce Hornsby and Mike Andrews

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I always try to make stuff that affects me and I think that if given the chance, a lot of music that doesn't seem like the formula of what might be a hit would be more popular. There's a lot of great music that doesn't sound like whatever. Everything sounds very dance-y now."

'Banned for Life'

Felice Shapiro | Posted 12.24.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

How much are we willing to risk to win?

Spike Lee's Tips on Making Controversial Films & Dealing With Haters (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Spike Lee pulls from his wealth of experience to drop precious knowledge about directing, making controversial films, dealing with the haters, and getting attention for your work.

Which Broadway Play Is Spike Interested In Filming?

Posted 08.10.2012 | Black Voices

Aside from making his recent Broadway directorial debut in Mike Tyson’s one-man show, “Undisputed Truth,” Spike Lee now has his eyes set on gett...

'Breaking Bad' Star Says He Was Stopped And Frisked By NYPD

Posted 06.14.2012 | New York

Giancarlo Esposito, the actor best known for his role as meth kingpin Gus on Breaking Bad, gave an interview with The Wrap about his new show, "Revolu...

WATCH: The Bodega Supercut

Posted 03.29.2012 | New York

Racked put together this clever little supercut of bodega clips and naturally, most are from New York-based scenes. Keep an eye out for Spike Lee's Do...

WATCH: Spike's Most Memorable Joints

Posted 03.20.2012 | Black Voices

Throughout the years, Spike Lee and his production company, 40 Acres and a Mule, has managed to produce some of the most talked-about films in black c...

Joyful Noise: A Conversation With Mervyn Warren, Plus Chatting With Mark Wayne Glasmire and Julian Velard

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Spike Lee Makes Unexpected Choice For New Film

The Moviefone Blog | Aiden Redmond (Subscribe to Aiden Redmond's Posts) | Posted 09.10.2011 | Entertainment

After vaguely announcing on Twitter this morning that he's just started filming 'Red Hook Summer' where he'll be reprising his iconic role of Mookie f...

Spike Lee: 'Actors Are F*cked Up Because...'

Posted 08.31.2011 | Entertainment

Spike Lee, it seems, has little regard for Hollywood. Not film, mind you -- as one of America's most celebrated auteurs, he clearly has a grasp for th...

'In 10 Years There Will Be No More Korean Mom And Pop Stores'

Posted 08.03.2011 | New York

Korean-owned grocery stores are starting to disappear from New York (much like East Village bodegas and these NY landmarks), according to the New York...

Spike Lee: Who Do You Think You Are?

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

Spike Lee has long been a passionate chronicler of African-American history. That documentation of the collective black experience has fed into his curiosity to explore his own family history.

Bouncing Back (With A Little Help From Spike Lee)

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

By any measure, 2009 was a horrible year for 47-year-old freelance writer Susan Hanson of Seattle, Washington. First the recession cut her income by t...

Women in Hip-Hop: The B-girl Be Festival

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Lauri Lyons

When it comes to women in hip-hop, don't call it a comeback. Women have been here for years.

Obama 2012

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Bruno Sanz

I went to New York to meet Obama the candidate, and in a Soho apartment he told a small group of us that his middle name was Hussein. I thought he was telling a joke.

Best New York Movies (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Directors have struggled to capture the essence of New York City since the first talkie, The Jazz Singer, was set here in 1927. At turns romantic and ...

TriBeCa Interview: Spike Lee Doin' Work

Matthew-Lee Erlbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matthew-Lee Erlbach

The goal in fiction and documentary making is to tell the story. I never try to lose sight of that.