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Do the Right Thing, 25 Years Later

Spike Lee’s seminal film Do the Right Thing was released 25 years ago today to both critical acclaim and grumblings that the movie might insight violence.

The film centers on one extremely hot day in a Brooklyn neighborhood, where racial tensions have reached a breaking point. It did what few movies had done then or even now—honestly addressed racism in our country.

In the resulting 25 years, the movie has become an American classic, one whose story is still as pertinent today as it was when it was released.

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Do the Right Thing
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Do the Right Thing, 25 Years Later

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Spike Lee’s seminal film Do the Right Thing was released 25 years ago today to both critical acclaim and grumblings that the movie might insight violence.

The film centers on one extremely hot day in a Brooklyn neighborhood, where racial tensions have reached a breaking point. It did what few movies had done then or even now—honestly addressed racism in our country.

In the resulting 25 years, the movie has become an American classic, one whose story is still as pertinent today as it was when it was released.

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Do the Right Thing
10034406

Posted by Caitlin Hoag at 08/13/2014 09:59:00 AM