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Activist D!ck Gregory Calls Spike Lee a “Punk” and a “Thug” For His Criticism of DJango Unchained

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Spike Lee blasted D’Jango Unchained as an insult to his ancestors, saying on Twitter, “American slavery was not a Sergio Leone spaghetti western. It was a holocaust. My ancestors are slaves. Stolen from Africa. I will honor them.” In a recent radio interview, activist D!ck Gregory slammed Spike Lee, calling him a “punk” and a “thug” for his duplicity and ...

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Spike Lee: Obama Will Do Whatever He Wants During His Second Term

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Spike Lee sat down with CNN’s Piers Morgan to discuss, among other things, President Obama. Although Lee made it clear that even though pundits always ask him to discuss race in America, that’s not all that he’s about. Lee even seemed a bit resentful of always being the one called on to speak on behalf of black people in America. ...

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The Late Manning Marable Wins Pulitzer for Malcolm X Biography

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The late Manning Marable won the Pulitzer prize in History for his biography of Malcolm X entitled, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention.  The New York Times book review describes the biography thusly: In the course of this volume Mr. Marable corrects some popular assumptions: for instance, Malcolm X was introduced to the Nation of Islam not by a fellow ...

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Spike Lee Visits Wesley Snipes in Prison, Asks Fans to Reach Out

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Wesley Snipes is currently a prisoner at McKean Federal Institute, but Spike Lee hasn’t forgotten about him, and recently went to visit the jailed actor. “Yesterday I went to Pennsylvania to spend two great hours with my man Wesley Snipes,” said Lee via Twitter. “Mr. Snipes is in great shape, mentally, physically and spiritually. We laughed and joked for the ...

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