Tag: Spike Lee

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Behind the lens: Directors telling stories in shades of black

Black film directors are probably the most underutilized and least recognized categories of people in Hollywood. Their unique perspective and ability to tell stories through film perhaps made greater by the fact…

Italian cultural group up in arms over Spike Lee MLK visit

Bill Dal Cerro, president of the Italic Institute of America, has taken objection to director Spike Lee‘s upcoming appearance at Chicago’s North Central College. Lee has been tapped at the keynote speaker…

Bernie Mac Laid to Rest

Family, friends and fans gathered at House of Hope church on Saturday (Aug. 16) to bid farewell to actor/comedian Bernie Mac. Among the more than 6,000 thousand people that gathered to mourn…

Actor/Comedian Bernie Mac Dead at age 50

Actor/comedian Bernie Mac died early this morning (August 9) from complications due to pneumonia. Mr. Mac, who’s real name was Bernard Jeffrey McCullough, was born in Chicago in 1957 and had battled…