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In this June 29, 2009 file photo, Spike Lee attends a special 20th anniversary screening of his film "Do the Right Thing" in New York. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File) 

“I've been very encouraged by the diversity of the protesters. I haven't seen this diverse protests since when I was a kid,” Spike Lee said, citing the movements of the '60s. 

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The film follows the former first lady’s journey in writing her memoir

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Forest Whitaker’s character, Reverend Kennedy, gets involved when the Klan opens up a KKK museum right in the middle of town. Reverend Kennedy fights back not with hate or violence, hoping to show the Klan the error of their ways

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'Another Day' movie poster image 

'Another Day' is a short film following a young Black girl's experiences navigating through Portland's predominately White schools

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The festival will be held Thursday through Sunday, February 20-23 at Harvey's Comedy Club

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This Feb. 23, 2000 file photo shows Jennifer Lopez in a Versace jungle dress of green silk chiffon at the 42nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. 

Lupita Nyong'o who wore a pale blue Prada dress at the Oscars in 2014 to accept her award for best supporting actress for "12 Years a Slave," was able to keep her gown, but most are expected to go back to Paris

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Three by Ten & More by S. Renee Mitchell is a series of three 10-minute plays that deals with love, history, and bullying

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“Burial of Kojo” (photo/CFAF) 

The nation’s longest running film festival of its kind returns with 30 films and documentaries 

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Morgan Walker (School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls play at Kansas City Repertory Theatre) plays Ericka Boafo in 'School Girls' 

The play runs from January 24 through February 16, with previews beginning January 18

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After #OscarsSoWhite campaign brought attention to lack of diversity the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences launched a major overhaul aimed at diversifying its overwhelmingly white, male, older membership

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