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Filmmaker Spike Lee, center right, appears with cinematographer Ernest Dickerson, center left, with cast members, including Halle Berry, left, and Wesley Snipes, right, on the set of the 1991 film, "Jungle Fever." A new photography book spanning Spike's career brings together images shot by David, from the making of "Do the Right Thing" to "Da 5 Bloods." It's an intimate look at the filmmaker, as seen through his brother's lens

Spike Lee as Seen Through His Brother’s Lens

By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer When David Lee was growing up in Brooklyn, his older brother would drag him out of the house whenever...

Poetry Foundation Announces 2021 Pegasus Awards and Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry...

NNPA Newswire The Poetry Foundation announces Patricia Smith as the winner of the 2021 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, Susan Briante as winner of the 2021...

Lydia Pope Explains the Five Pillars of NAREB and the Importance of Black Homeownership

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Lydia Pope counts among the fortunate, and she knows that. Pope also doesn’t pull any punches when...

R&B Superstar R. Kelly Convicted in Sex Trafficking Trial

By Tom Hays, Associated Press R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem "I Believe I Can Fly," was convicted Monday in a sex...

Firefighter Roderick Lewis Was There, and in Ways, He Still is Remembering 9/11

Twenty years after the attack, after leaving the department and busying himself with new hobbies, after his oldest child, a son, had struck out...