Spike Lee

I’ve spent my entire career as a civil rights activist and anti-violence advocate. I hear from folks all over the country about how fed-up they…

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over 25 years since Spike Lee released his classic film, “School Daze”. While the cast, crew and fans…

By Raynard Jackson, NNPA Columnist: I was flipping through the TV channels last week and came across one of Spike Lee’s best movies, School Daze.  This was…

Via: GospelConnoisseur.com Even in death, Michael Jackson still seems to fascinate us. Director Spike Lee has directed a new documentary on Michael Jackson set to air on Thanksgiving night on ABC. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s Bad — the documentary deconstructs the design and shooting of the album’s videos — or, as Michael […]

It looks like President Obama’s war chest for the 2012 elections will receive some hefty deposits on Jan. 19. Legendary filmmaker Spike Lee will host a $38,000-per-ticket fundraiser for Obama that evening in New York City. Earlier that same day, the president will hope to leave a few pockets with lint as he hosts a […]

Eddie Murphy will star in a movie about disgraced former Washington D.C. mayor directed by Spike Lee. Marion Barry was famously re-elected mayor after being caught smoking crack with a female friend on camera. Murphy is not known for dramatic roles but scored an Oscar nomination for his role in “Dreamgirls.” This would be the […]

Twenty years ago today, the epic movie “Malcolm X” was released in theaters. The movie starred Denzel Washington, who gave the performance of a lifetime capturing the passion and essence of Malcolm X. The three hour epic captured Malcolm’s transformation from street hustler to Muslim leader, and Angela Basset and Delroy Lindo contributed to an […]

Tyler Perry visited The Monique Show and voiced how he felt about Spike Lee’s “attack” against him. Tyler Perry makes some good points about the state of the black race in general and in film, but he obviously wasn’t paying attention to the news a few years back when he said he never saw Italians […]

The war of words between Spike Lee and Tyler Perry continues as Perry recently said at a press conference that “Spike can go straight to hell!” Lee has been a very vocal critic of Perry and his films. “I’m so sick of hearing about damn Spike Lee,” Perry said during a press conference . “Spike […]

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and filmmaker Spike Lee teamed up Monday to urge more black men to consider teaching. More than 1 million teachers will retire during the next decade, according to federal estimates, and leaders have embarked on a nationwide drive to build a more diverse teaching force. Duncan on Monday took the […]

To generate a national conversation on the plight of Black men and boys, the Twenty-First Century Foundation (21CF) has partnered with actor–director Mario Van Peebles and producer Karen Williams to create BRING YOUR A GAME — a groundbreaking documentary film that, in Van Peebles’ words, “sheds light on the resilience and influence of Black males.” […]

From CNN.com: The 14th annual American Black Film Festival wrapped up Sunday, with a community showing of its centerpiece film, “Stomp the Yard: Homecoming.” The festival drew more than 3,000 participants to Miami, Florida, for four days of workshops, panel discussions and movie screenings. Aspiring writers, directors, producers, actors and others flocked from across the […]