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Director Spike Lee Attends a Prince Memorial Service in L.A.

Originally posted 05/12/2016 01:00PM

Purple reigned for Spike Lee at Prince's memorial on Wednesday night in Los Angeles.

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Spike Lee Says Oscars 'Did the Right Thing' with Sweeping Changes After Diversity Controversy – but He's Still Boycotting the Ceremony

Originally posted 01/24/2016 10:35AM

The IMDb Studio: SPIKE LEE ON ACADEMY from IMDb on Vimeo. Spike Lee supports the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the sweeping changes it announced last week in response to the lack of diversity among this year's nominees – but he's still boycotting the ceremony.

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Oscar So White: This Is Bigger Than Will Smith

Originally posted 01/22/2016 08:05AM

The Academy's out of order! The Smiths are out of order! The whole system's out of order!

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FROM EW: Spike Lee Commends Academy President for Oscars Diversity Response

FROM EW: Spike Lee Commends Academy President for Oscars Diversity Response

Originally posted 01/20/2016 08:15PM

Filed Under: Movie News, Spike Lee

'I'm Going to the Knicks Game:' Spike Lee Says He and Wife Won't Be at the Oscars, but His Absence Is Not a 'Boycott'

Originally posted 01/20/2016 08:35AM

You won't find Spike Lee at this year's Academy Awards in Los Angeles – he'll be on the other side of the country watching a basketball game.

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Inside the Oscars' Controversial History of Recognizing (and Overlooking) Minorities & Women

Inside the Oscars' Controversial History of Recognizing (and Overlooking) Minorities & Women

Originally posted 01/19/2016 05:10PM

The Oscars' history of recognizing – and overlooking – minorities and women has led to milestone wins and headline-making controversies.

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FROM EW: Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Documentary Heading to Sundance and Showtime

FROM EW: Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Documentary Heading to Sundance and Showtime

Originally posted 01/07/2016 01:15PM

The doc will make its debut later this month at the Sundance Film Festival, and it will then air on Showtime Feb. 5

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Tyler Perry Responds to Critics Who Say His Movies Negatively Portray Black Community

Tyler Perry Responds to Critics Who Say His Movies Negatively Portray Black Community

Originally posted 01/04/2016 05:30PM

Tyler Perry might be one of the most successful men in the entertainment industry, having built a movie and TV empire, but the producer, director and actor still faces his fair share of critics.

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Jennifer Hudson Speaks Out on Gun Violence: 'This Is My Reality'

Jennifer Hudson Speaks Out on Gun Violence: 'This Is My Reality'

Originally posted 12/10/2015 10:55AM

Gun violence is, unfortunately, an issue that Jennifer Hudson knows all too well.

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