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Spike Lee, Academy Award Nominated Director, to Receive Inaugural...

SPIKE LEE, Academy Award Nominated Director, to Receive Inaugural PIONEER AWARD At 10th Annual Montreal International Black Film Festival, on September 24th SPIKE LEE, Academy Award Nominated Director, to Receive Inaugural PIONEER AWARD At 10th Annual Montreal International Black Film Festival, on September 24th at Imperial Theatre .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

Ferguson's Other Race Problem

Asian-American-owned businesses in the St. Louis suburb are a mess after days of looting in the wake of Michael Brown's killing.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Vibe

Spike Lee To Anderson Cooper: 'I Think There's A War On The Black Man'

Film director Spike Lee spoke with CNN's Anderson Cooper about the continuing unrest, racial tensions and violence in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Kos

'Do the Right Thing' is so relevant now, 25 years on

One of the most interesting things about art is how it can serve as a cultural milestone, and in many ways art proves the truth of William Faulkner's quote that "the past is never dead."

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

411mania.com

Do The Right Thing Documentary Released by Beats Music

Do The Right Thing Documentary Released by Beats Music Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 08.15.2014 Celebrating the film's twenty-fifth anniversary... Beats Music has released a new documentary commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Chuck D Says Public Enemy Was "Honored With The Task" Of "Do The Right Thing" Anthem

"You were putting together a film that spoke to all the inequities of the New York City area and asked us to come along and make an anthem for it," Chuck D says in a short documentary about the making of "Do The Right Thing."

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MacRumors

Beats Music Creates Documentary On Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing' [iOS Blog]

Beats Music, now owned by Apple, has created a documentary to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Do The Right Thing , a Brooklyn-based film created by Spike Lee.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

DNAinfo.com

Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Celebration to Return After 3-Year Hiatus

Spike Lee's annual Michael Jackson birthday celebration will return this month after a three-year hiatus, the director announced on Twitter Monday.

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Switched

Bensonhurst Case and Do the Right Thing Revisited 25 Years Later

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

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

DVD Verdict

The Spike Lee Joint Collection: Volume 2

Summer of Sam is Spike Lee's take on New York City in the summer of 1977 when the city was terrorized by the madman known as "Son of Sam."

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

New York Post

Home-sale prices are rising fast in Bedford-Stuyvesant

The median price for homes in the hardscrabble Brooklyn neighborhood has skyrocketed in the past year - from $425,000 in the second quarter of 2013 to $630,000 this year, according to data from real-estate site StreetEasy.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chicago Reader

Weekly Top Five: The best of Spike Lee

Each Thursday, the Logan Theatre screens a famous old film as part of its "Throw Back Thursday " series.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sheffield Telegraph

AUDIO: Public Enemy on track for Tramlines

America hip-hop rap legends Public Enemy will take the spotlight on the Tramlines main stage on Devonshire Green on Saturday and leader Chuck D is promising to make a statement.

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Hollywood Reporter

Michael Rapaport to 'Shit Stain' Spike Lee: 'Say, 'You're Stupid' To My Face'

The actor-director lashed out at Lee in their ongoing, and increasingly personal, feud, initially sparked by comments Lee made about gentrification in Brooklyn.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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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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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