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tv

Spike Lee Calls Black Artists to Action in This Season of Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

Shifting the focus to Nola Darling as an artist, the show highlights roadblocks for today’s Black creative class.
Taylor Hosking
5.28.19
Film

Spike Lee Hated This Director’s Short, But Produced His Netflix Feature Film

We spoke to Stefon Bristol, the director of the sci-fi drama 'See You Yesterday', about how Spike Lee taught him to be more than a cliché.
Noel Ransome
5.15.19
Oscars

Why People of Colour Winning at the Oscars Matters

Let’s not deny the importance of the Academy Awards, even if they continue to do a disservice to us.
Noel Ransome
2.25.19
Oscars

Spike Lee's Oscar Speech Was A Lesson In Black History

The Oscar-winning writer and director of 'BlacKkKlansman' paid honor to his legacy of work and those that got him to the Academy Award stage.
Stacie Williams
2.25.19
tv

Award Shows Are Too Out of Touch to Be Saved

Nights like the VMAs are shrinking in cultural importance, and there’s no turning back.
Connor Garel
8.21.18
Culture

We Asked the Real 'BlacKkKlansman' Some Hard Questions About Being a Black Cop

Retired undercover cop Ron Stallworth talked about what it means to align yourself with law enforcement when you're black.
Wilbert L. Cooper
8.20.18
NETFLIX

The Best Summer Movies Available on Netflix Canada

Because winter is coming.
Noel Ransome
8.17.18
Views My Own

‘BlacKkKlansman’ Creates a Safe-Space for White Audiences to Trivialize Racism

I’m a huge Spike Lee fan and this movie was such a disappointment to me.
Noel Ransome
8.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Topher Grace Reportedly Got an 'Aggressive' Phone Call About His David Duke Role

The caller apparently told the actor his portrayal would somehow ruin race relations in America.
Lauren Messman
8.15.18
extremism

All the Times Black People (Actually) Infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan

You've seen the Chappelle skit and maybe even the new Spike Lee movie, but these IRL cases are even crazier.
Vee Wright
8.10.18
Film

How Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' Skewers America's Racist Past and Present

The film draws on 70s blaxploitation to tell the true story of a black cop who infiltrated the KKK.
Arimeta Diop
8.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

David Duke Is Apparently Worried He Looks Like an Idiot in 'BlacKkKlansman'

The former Klan leader called up Ron Stallworth, the cop who the film is based on, because he was "concerned about how he is going to be portrayed."
Drew Schwartz
8.7.18
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