Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Tag: Spike Lee

10 Must-See Documentaries That Celebrate the African-American...

The stories of Black life in America are most popular this time of year as we celebrate the accomplishments of Black people in February. The...

As Momentum for Boycott Gathers, #Oscarsowhite Hashtag...

The radioactive fallout continues to pile up in the wake of last Thursday’s lack of Black Oscar nominations.  Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee...

Spike Lee Believes Sex Strikes are Woman’s...

The timing of Spike Lee’s new film, Chi-raq, out this Friday, seems more divine appointment than coincidental timing.  Chicago is under the white, hot...

Spike Lee Warns Hollywood ‘You Better Get...

 Spike Lee was awarded an honorary Oscar on Saturday night at the 7th Annual Academy Governor Awards.  Decked in a Chi-raq embedded hat, a...

Spike Lee’s ‘Chiraq’ Trailer Sparks New Controversy,...

Since the announcement of Spike Lee's latest film, Chiraq, it's been engulfed in controversy over the title and accused of reinforcing the negative stereotypes...

Actor Harold Perrineau Defends Daughter Against Colorism...

Jem and the Holograms actress Aurora Perrineau has come under attack for being considered by most fans to be too light skinned to be the...

Spike Lee Calls Out Chicago’s Mayor Rahm...

Spike Lee has always been one to fight for his vision. While Lee’s upcoming film, Chi-raq, has been cloaked in secrecy, it's also been...

‘The HateFul Eight’ Director Quentin Tarantino Reveals...

Director Quentin Tarantino is under fire after an interview with the New York Times. In the director's career, he has been chastised for his liberal use...

Spike Lee’s ‘Bamboozled’ Speaks More About America...

  “As I bled to death, as my very life oozed out of me, all I could think of was something the great Negro James...

Spike Lee Further Clarifies His Thoughts on...

  Throughout his 30 year career, Spike Lee has provoked and courted controversy, praise, criticism, anger and admiration with equal measure.  A constant contrarian and...

Spike Lee’s ‘Chiraq’ to Become Amazon’s First...

  Spike Lee is bringing his cinematic talent to help Amazon cross into uncharted territory. For the first time, Amazon Studios will release an original...

10 of the Best Black Coming-of-Age Films...

Recently released coming-of-age film Dope, directed by Rick Famuyiwa, follows a long line of successful Black movies that evoke the nostalgia about the young years we never...

10 Affirming Black Books That Will Elevate...

Black representation matters when it pertains to the literature that our Black children are exposed to. Here are 10 Black children's books that elevate...