Spike Lee Did The Wrong Thing

Did Radio Raheem die in vain?  Spike Lee's decision to tweet (Spike Lee's Incorrect Tweet Causes Elderly Couple to Flee Home ...) the address of Trayvon Martin's shooter George Zimmerman, speaks volumes about the director.  The fact that Lee got the address wrong and, and as a result, endangered the lives of two innocent seniors, makes one question Lee's judgement.  Spike Lee has subsequently apologized to and compensated the McClain family, but not before his actions had the potential to be fatal for two innocent people.  One can't help but be saddened when thinking back to Spike Lee's 1989 landmark film Do The Right Thing.  Spike Lee had made one of the most compelling movies ever about race relations in America.  The movie was complex and real.  It showed the confluence of African American, Italian, Puerto Rican and Korean communities in the neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn.  Toward the end of the movie, a mob descends on...(Read Full Post)