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  • Spike Lee Video Makes Case for Chokehold Victim as Real Life Radio Raheem

    Jul 24, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Although it’s been 25 years since Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” hit theaters, the recent death of New York resident Eric Garner shows just how similar the tragedy is to a scene in the critically-acclaimed film. According to reports, Garner’s demise, which was captured on video, shows him being choked and restrained by police. […]

  • Michael Rappaport Calls Spike Lee a ‘Sh** Stain’

    Jul 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 7 Comments

    *The beef between filmmakers Spike Lee and Michael Rappaport rages on, thanks to the latest shot fired from the actor during a visit Tuesday to HuffPost Live. Rapaport called the filmmaker a “sh** stain” who is playing the race card when he discusses gentrification in New York. Then, he went on to disparage Lee’s filmmaking […]

  • Black Hollywood Live’s ‘This Week’ (July 11, 2014) with guest Azur-De

    Jul 12, 14 by Derrial Christon - Black Hollywood Live 1 Comment

    BHL: This Week — In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Derrial Christon, Courtney Stewart, and DJ Jesse Janedy discuss news for the week of July 11th, 2014. Also joining the conversation is special guest Azur-De (pictured below). Jesse opens up with Spike Lee on Broadway, Beyonce Drops $7 Million For Charity, and Ohio Community […]

  • Spike Lee Working to Bring ‘Do the Right Thing’ to Broadway

    Jul 6, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Looks like Mookie is coming to Broadway. According to Indiewire.com, Spike Lee is working to bring his classic 1989 film “Do the Right Thing” to Broadway as a play. The film director didn’t say exactly when the adaptation would hit Broadway, but he did confirm that it will be a play rather than a musical […]

  • Watch Obamas’ Message for 25th Anniv. of ‘Do the Right Thing’

    Jun 30, 14 by Deron Dalton 2 Comments

    *June 30 is the 25th anniversary of “Do the Right Thing” and the Obamas share a special connection to the film. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama went on their first date 25 years ago and saw the Spike Lee joint. And for that sentimental reason, the Obamas taped a special message before a screening […]

  • Brooklyn Now Has a ‘Do the Right Thing’ Day; Spike Lee Honored

    Jun 26, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *It doesn’t mean a day off, or free pizza at Sal’s, but Brooklyn’s new “Do the Right Thing” day does celebrate the historical significance of Spike Lee’s seminal film to the borough – on the 25th anniversary of its release. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Tuesday designated June 30 as “Do the Right Thing” […]