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Spike Lee Remembers Bill Nunn, Who Starred as 'Radio Raheem' in 'Do the Right Thing'
Spike Lee is among the many who are mourning the death of actor Bill Nunn. The actor, who passed away Saturday at his home in Pittsburg, according to the Associated Press, was 63. He was battling cancer. Nunn was best known for his role as Radio Raheem in Lee's iconic 1989 film, "Do the Right
Exactly How Good Is Mo'ne Davis At Basketball, Anyway?
Hi! My name is Dan Olson, and I spend 50 weeks a year traveling around the country evaluating girls' basketball players so I can provide player rankings to espnW and recruiting information to NCAA coaches. As you can imagine, during the course of my travels I constantly meet girls who tell me they
Stars of 'Southside With You' on Playing Barack and Michelle Obama in New Film
Actors Tika Sumpter and Parker Sawyers are portraying the love story of President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama in their new film, "Southside With You." Inspired by the couple’s first date, "Southside With You" recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a charming young law associate named
Tyra Banks Adds College Lecturer to Her Resume
The supermodel turned entrepreneur is co-teaching a Stanford University business class on creating a personal brand.
Lin-Manuel Miranda Takes His Final Bow in 'Hamilton'
Lin-Manuel Miranda ended his run in " Hamilton " at the Richard Rodgers Theatre Saturday night. Among those in attendance were U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry , Jennifer Lopez , Jane Fonda , Rosie O'Donnell , Spike Lee and Mariska Hargitay . The creator of the award-winning show, who originated
As 'Jungle Fever' Turns 25, Queen Latifah Shares Her Memories
June 7 marks 25 years since Spike Lee ’s "Jungle Fever" was released in movie theaters. The movie was the fifth film written, produced and directed by the then-burgeoning Brooklyn filmmaker. Recognized as an irreverent voice of the new pack of Hollywood filmmakers, Lee pushed the envelope with the
Prince's Music Gets a Second Life After His Death
Prince is gone, but his music lives on. Following the impromptu dance parties and on-stage tributes that have sprung up since the iconic musician's passing last week, his former band The Revolution has announced it will be reuniting to perform some live shows. Five members of the band, including
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Spike Lee Throws Impromptu Street Party to Remember Prince
Thousands of fans gathered outside Spike Lee 's Brooklyn home after he threw a last minute party to celebrate the life of Prince . “PRINCE We Love You Shockadelica Joint” A celebration of his life. We will dance, sing and shout to his music. Wear something purple. Time: 8PM TONIGHT Location: 40
Celebrities Bid Farewell to Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant ended his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday night by scoring 60 points against the Utah Jazz. Many celebrities came out to see Bryant's incredible game in person, including longtime Lakers fan Jack Nicholson, Jay Z, Kanye West, David Beckham, Kendrick Lamar, Jeremy