From the Friday, August 10, 2018 edition of The Daily Journal:
Spike Lee never has shied away from creating a pointed story about race and our current social and political status, and “BlacKkKlansman” is no exception to this rule.
From the 1989 film “Do the Right Thing” to the more recent “Chiraq,” Lee has brought to the forefront our country’s racism and injustices in a dramatically bold way, creating more than art; he creates a platform to stimulate a conversation in hopes of change.
His newest film, starring John David Washington, Adam Driver and Laura Harrier, “BlacKkKlansman” takes us back in time to the 1970s, depicting the true tale of Officer Ron Stallworth, who infiltrated the local chapter of a Colorado KKK to thwart an attack
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