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Spike Lee Drops Nike 50th Anniversary Short Film

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Spike Lee, ‘Annette’ Kick Off 74th Cannes Film Festival

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AMPM Entertainment Report: 3/4 – Spike Lee blasts Knicks owner James Dolan

Lee said he had been using the same entrance — the employee entrance on 33rd St. — for 20-plus years without incident, until Monday’s game.

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Spike Lee Becomes First Black President of Cannes Festival Jury

“To me, the Cannes Film Festival (besides being the most important film festival in the world — no disrespect to anybody) has had a great impact on my film career. You could easily say Cannes changed the trajectory of who I became in world cinema,” said Lee.

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Spike Lee To Direct ‘Prince of Cats’ Film Adaptation

Prince of Cats is originally a 2012 graphic novel written and illustrated by Ron Wimberly. The novel tells the Shakesperian tragedy set in Brooklyn’s vibrant 80’s hip hop scene.

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Wendy Williams, Alicia Keys And Spike Lee To Receive Stars On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Walk of Famer and committee member Vanessa Williams made the announcement alongside Rana Ghadban, President & CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Entertainers can be recognized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the five categories: motion pictures, television, recording, live performance and radio.

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Spike Lee Calls For Hollywood To ‘Shut It Down’ In Georgia

Georgia’s economy currently gets a $9.5 billion annual boost from the industry.

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Julia Roberts, Spike Lee Toast Denzel Washington At Event

“We’re all here because we love Denzel,” said Lee, who has directed Washington in four movies (“Mo’ Better Blues,” ″He Got Game,” ″Malcolm X” and “Inside Man”). “Denzel represents our black manhood.”

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Spike Lee To Present Denzel Washington With AFI Award

It’s a role reversal for Washington, who has helped present Lee with an honorary Oscar in 2015 and an NAACP Hall of Fame Award in 2003.

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Spike Lee And Michael B. Jordan Collab With Coach For New Menswear Campaign

Oscar award winning director, Spike Lee, collaborated with fashion brand Coach for their new campaign. Titled, “Words Matter,” this new campaign stars Black Panther’s very own Michael B. Jordan

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9 Days Before Show Time, A Full-On Revolt Over The Oscars

On Wednesday evening, dozens of Hollywood heavyweights — including Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, Brad Pitt, cinematographer Roger Deakins and director Damien Chazelle — issued an open-letter to the academy’s leadership blasting the decision to not air the four awards, which also include live-action short and hairstyling and makeup, live on the ABC telecast.

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Jackie Robinson Museum Opens In Manhattan

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Stacey Abrams, Kandi Burruss To Headline CultureCon Atlanta 2022

The Creative Collective NYC’s annual event for creatives and entrepreneurs has a star-studded lineup for this year’s Atlanta attendees. 

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Alicia Keys, Whoopi Goldberg Lead Stars At Harry Belafonte’s 95th Birthday Fundraiser

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The 53rd NAACP Awards 2022 Recap

The 53rd annual NAACP Awards aired on Sunday night, February 27, and it was a night to remember. If you missed it, here were some of the highlights.

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Ruth E. Carter Honored With Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Reward Set As Atlanta Police Seek Suspect In Actor’s Death

Byrd acted in films including “Clockers,” “Chi-Raq,” “Bamboozled,” “He Got Game” and “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus.”

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Boseman Honored As Hometown Hero In Native South Carolina

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Black Content Dominates Major Platforms

Proper and inclusive representation in the media is very important. If you don’t have an account make one and subscribe, you won’t be disappointed! 

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Telethon Raises $115M For New Yorkers Impacted By COVID-19

Robin Hood said all the donations will provide support for food, shelter, cash assistance, mental health, legal services and education.

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Jamie Foxx, Jordan Peele Among Honorees At AAFCA Awards

“People say so much about the other awards, but it’s special when it comes from your own people,” said Foxx, who won best supporting actor for his role in “Just Mercy.”

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Tyler Perry Christens New Studio With Help Of Oprah, Others

“I think it’s pivotal in everything that we’ve done, everything that we’re doing still, that we continue to try to motivate and inspire people,” Perry told The Associated Press as he shook hands with well-wishers.

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Nate Parker To Debut New Film At Venice Film Festival

“American Skin,” which Parker wrote, directed and stars in, is about a black Iraq War veteran seeking justice for the shooting death of his teenage son by a white police officer. It co-stars Omari Hardwick, Theo Rossi and Beau Knapp.

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DC’s Go-Go Sound Becomes Anti-Gentrification Battle Cry

“It’s a very deep cultural thing,” said Justin “Yaddiya” Johnson, an activist and organizer of several go-go-themed protest concerts. “When you think about go-go, you should think about D.C. culture. It should be the symbol of our culture.”

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WNBA Star Tina Charles Adds Filmmaker To Her Resume

The WNBA star produced a documentary about her father Rawlston and his Brooklyn-based record store and music label — known as Charlie’s Calypso City and Charlie’s Records, respectively — and it debuted over the weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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John Singleton Found A Perfect Marriage Of Movie And Moment

“Boyz N The Hood was a seismic event,” filmmaker Brandon David Wilson said on Twitter. “I literally saw friends from elementary and middle school in the film playing bit parts. It was filmed in my neighborhood. I’m an L.A. native, but it wasn’t until BNTH that I saw (asterisk)my(asterisk) L.A. onscreen.”

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Morehouse College To Admit Transgender Men Starting In 2020

“I think Morehouse having the courage to speak to issues of masculinity in today’s environment is important,” Morehouse College President David Thomas told The Associated Press. “For 152 years, the world has, in some way, seen Morehouse as the West Point of black male development.”

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Oscar So White or Oscar So Black?

Could we see more actors and film workers of color receive Academy Awards on Sunday?

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The Final List Of Winners At The 91st Academy Awards

The final list of the winners at the 91st Academy Awards…

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Fauci Suggests Air Travel Vaccination Mandate

Dr. Anthony Fauci suggests airline passengers traveling domestically in the U.S. be vaccinated.

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Huge Voter Turnout Expected Despite Virus, Political Rancor

“Come hell or high water,” said Kristen Clarke, executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. “It feels like that has been the attitude voters have needed to make sure their voices are heard this year.”

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