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  1. Obamas Join Spike Lee in Celebrating 25th Anniversary of 'Do the Right Thing' (Video)

    5:07 pm 6/28/2014

    In a videotaped message played before a screening of the film, the President and First Lady recalled seeing the indie classic on their first date together.Read more

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  2. 'Holler If Ya Hear Me': Theater Review

    11:11 am 6/19/2014

    Tony-winning "A Raisin in the Sun" director Kenny Leon stages this Broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, with a cast headed by Saul Williams and Christopher Jackson.Read more

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  3. 'Boyhood': Why Richard Linklater Owns His New Movie

    10:00 am 6/19/2014

    The director sacrificed his usual low-seven-figure upfront fee to share the copyright in his 12-years-in-the-making movie, as financial transparency improves in the industry and Hollywood's take-the-money-and-run mentality shifts.Read more

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  4. LAFF: John Singleton Talks Tupac Biopic, Tells Filmmakers 'Don't Be Afraid to Be Black'

    5:08 pm 6/14/2014

    The Oscar-nominated writer/director told a Los Angeles Film Festival audience that "negritude" points the way to artistic and commercial success and also revealed details of his proposed Showtime series about cocaine.Read more

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  5. John Singleton on Maya Angelou: 'She Was the First Renaissance Person I Ever Met'

    7:00 am 6/4/2014

    Singleton recalls directing the late poet/author in 1993's "Poetic Justice" and reveals the impact she had on his life.Read more

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  6. Showtime, John Singleton Developing '80s-Set Cocaine Drama

    9:30 am 4/29/2014

    "After Sex's" Eric Amadio will co-write "Snowfall," set in L.A. amid the Iran Contra scandal, alongside Singleton, who will direct.Read more

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  7. Tupac Shakur Biopic Finds Distributor

    11:59 am 4/16/2014

    John Singleton, who directed the rapper in 1993's "Poetic Justice," is helming the feature.Read more

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  8. John Singleton Says Studios 'Ain't Letting Black People Tell Stories'

    9:46 am 3/24/2014

    As part of "The Hollywood Masters" interview series, the director criticizes "so-called liberals" in the studios and adds: "You’ve got a lot of black executives at the studio who are afraid to give their opinion about what black culture is." Read more

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  9. John Singleton Says Studios 'Ain't Letting Black People Tell Stories,' Unveils Tupac Biopic Plans (Video)

    6:00 am 3/24/2014

    As part of "The Hollywood Masters" interview series, the director criticizes "so-called liberals" in the studios and adds: "You’ve got a lot of black executives at the studio who are afraid to give their opinion about what black culture is."Read more

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  10. John Singleton to Direct Tupac Shakur Biopic

    2:09 pm 2/12/2014

    With Singleton's involvement, the long-stalled project gets a second life.Read more

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