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blackkklansmen

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
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

Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' Mines the Past to Explain Our Racist Present

The film references 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
Minority Reports

What It's Like to Be a White Student at a Historically Black College

A white freshman at Atlanta's Morehouse College explains why it was the only school he applied to.
VICE Staff
6.20.18
Film

From ‘25th Hour’ to ‘BlacKkKlansman’: The Man Behind Spike Lee's Music

Troubled by racism, the NFL and police brutality, Terence Blanchard plays on.
Noel Ransome
5.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Spike Lee Called Trump a 'Motherfucker' in a Scathing Speech About Hate

Lee went on a tirade against the president after screening 'BlacKkKlansman' at Cannes.
Beckett Mufson
5.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Trailer for Spike Lee and Jordan Peele's 'BlacKkKlansman' Is Incredible

Their movie about a black cop infiltrating the KKK hits theaters this summer.
River Donaghey
5.14.18
Culture

The Art Consultant Behind 'She's Gotta Have It' Explains It All

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh sheds light on the real-life harassment that inspires much of her work.
Noel Ransome
11.27.17
tv

Spike Lee Says His Wife Convinced Him to Bring Back 'She's Gotta Have It'

We talk to the legendary director on his Netflix remake and believing in serendipity.
Nadja Sayej
11.22.17