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Spike Lee’s newest film, BlacKkKlansman, tells the story of the racial divide that seems to transcend time. The movie comes out today, one year after the events of the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally. The rally was led by white supremacists, white nationalists, and neo-Nazis who opposed the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue […]

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Today BlacKkKlansman opens in theaters nationwide on the one-year anniversary of arguably America’s ugliest day of 2017: Charlottesville’s “Unite the Right” rally. A weekend last summer when hatred spilled out onto the streets, blood stained the pavement and the country’s newly elected President, who promised to represent all people, failed to unite the nation. While Director […]

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theGRIO VIDEO - After months of anticipation, the new Spike Lee Joint, Red Hook Summer hits theaters today. During an interview with theGRIO, Lee opened up about his new film....

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theGRIO REPORT - Spike Lee's 'Red Hook Summer' ​comes out in theaters August 10. It will be the first independent film release by Lee's production company, 40 Acres and a Mule...

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