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.
A decade ago, many of the alt-right opinions voiced across mainstream media would have been unthinkable. So how did we get here?
You've seen the Chappelle skit and maybe even the new Spike Lee movie, but these IRL cases are even crazier.
The film draws on 70s blaxploitation to tell the true story of a black cop who infiltrated the KKK.
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."
"My only regret was that I couldn't reveal who I was and what I was doing to thoroughly embarrass them and show them what idiots they were."
Troubled by racism, the NFL and police brutality, Terence Blanchard plays on.
Their movie about a black cop infiltrating the KKK hits theaters this summer.