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52 min ago | Vibe

Watch: Spike Lee Draws Parallels Between Eric Garner And Radio Raheem's Police-Related Deaths

Spike Lee is speaking out against the NYPD after one of their own took the life of an innocent Staten Island man.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies

4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Activist is selfie-ish about nabes

The 'Before it's gone - Take it back' campaign started in New York City to fight gentrification and has supporters as far away as India.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies

Mon Jul 21, 2014

SILive.com

Spike Lee edits Eric Garner video with Radio Raheem death scene in 'Do The Right Thing'

Cell phone video showing a police officer dragging Eric Garner, 43, to the floor after putting him in what appears to be a chokehold outside a beauty supply store in Tompkinsville.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Violent Crime

Salon

Spike Lee edits together footage of NYPD chokehold victim with scene...

Last week, Eric Garner, a 43-year-old father of six living in Staten Island died when after a police officer put him in a choke hold.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Do the Right Thing

San Francisco Bay View

Bigoted bullying at Richmond City Council meetings aims to end progressive leadership

After the Richmond City Council meeting of July 1, I experienced one of the most intense and hostile encounters I have had to endure as a public official and in my entire life for that matter.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Skanner

Kam Williams Celebrity Interview: Rosie Perez

Rosie Maria Perez was born on September 6, 1964 in Bushwick, Brooklyn where she was raised in a Catholic orphanage after being abandoned by her mom and taken from her aunt.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Sport Movies, White Men Can't Jump, Rosie Perez, Won't Back Down, Entertainment

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Love1011.com

Bobby Brown Can't Stand The Rain; Steve Harvey On Tour

Steve Harvey is on tour. He is bringing his Act Like A Success Empowerment tour to venues across the country .

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Related Topix: Steve Harvey, Entertainment, Television, New Edition, R-N-B, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Life, Food, Food Festival, Real Husbands of Hollywood

Wed Jul 09, 2014

AllHipHop.com

Spike Lee: I Convinced George Steinbrenner To Make The First Red Yankee Hat in 1996

Jay Z may have made the Yankee hat more famous than a Yankee, but Spike Lee was the originator.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Q&A with Roger Guenveur Smith on a Rodney Kinga

Actor and solo performer Roger Guenveur Smithlikes his topics hot. His one-man stage shows include "A Huey P. Newton Story" and "Frederick Douglass Now," while his screen credits include Spike Lee joints and Steven Soderbergh's "K Street," the D.C. insider drama that came and went on HBO a decade before " House of Cards " and " Scandal " turned ... (more)

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies, Get on the Bus, History Movies, Roger Guenveur Smith, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Spike Lee celebrated in summer L.A. retrospective

The American cinematic landscape would be a lot less lively without Spike Lee, who has made a career of stirring things up.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Biography Movies, She's Gotta Have It, Thriller, Inside Man, African-American

Essence Magazine

Coffee Talk: Spike Lee to Bring 'Do the Right Thing' to Broadway

Spike Lee has confirmed that he is working on bringing his classic 1989 film Do The Right Thing to Broadway.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Monica

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Examiner.com

'Do the Right Thing' is one of Spike Lee's most memorable films

A talented filmmaker can elevate the temperature of the climate to character status in a film.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Danny Aiello

Fri Jul 04, 2014

New Yorker

"Do the Right Thing" at Twenty-five

Last weekend was the twenty-fifth anniversary of the release of Spike Lee's 1989 Brooklyn masterpiece, "Do the Right Thing."

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Biography Movies

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Salon

White supremacy stripped bare: What "Do the Right Thing" tells us 25 years later

The film the Obamas saw on their first date challenged America's narrative of progress.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies, America, History Movies

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Daily Caller

Barack and Michelle Obama Make "Do The Right Thing" All About Themselves [VIDEO]

Everything is always about the Obamas, of course. Spike Lee must feel honored that he had some small part in a storybook romance that will resonate throughout all time and stuff like that.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies, Michelle Obama, US News, Conservative Political News

The Real Deal

Spike Lee's wife chimes in on Brooklyn gentrification

Director Spike Lee has long been an outspoken critic of Brooklyn gentrification .

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Stuyvesant, NY

Indian Television

Spike Lee turns to crowdsourcing for his latest film

NEW DELHI: The veteran Spike Lee's latest film Da Sweet Blood of Jesus is a remake of Bill Gunn's 1973 Ganja and Hess , a film Lee himself saw when he was in film school.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Horror Movies, Ganja & Hess, Oil & Gas, Amerada Hess, New York University

KFBZ-FM Wichita

Michelle & Barack Trip Down Memory Lane

Talk about mega-cute. Our nation's First Couple took about a minute-and-a-half recently to record a video remembrance of their first date back in 1989, which happened to involve seeing Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing , which is celebrating it's quarter-century mark this year.

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Examiner.com

Grey Goose Le Melon celebrates Spike Lee with 'Modern Kings Of Culture' portrait

To celebrate the launch of the new flavor GREY GOOSE Le Melon, GREY GOOSE partnered with artist Kehinde Wiley to celebrate the "Modern Kings of Culture" through a portrait series.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Right hand, left hand: "Do the Right Thing" at 25

A wildly inventive extravaganza from Bong Joon-ho, the South Korean director of such cult favorites as "The Host" and "Mother" that is unlike anything that A sense of hopelessness invades every frame of "Siddharth," yet its story is not emotionally manipulative.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Comedy Movies, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Biography Movies

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