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Spike Lee.   (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Father Pfleger Tells Spike Lee Critics That Violence Is The Problem, Not Film Title ‘Chiraq’

Lee plans to set his movie Englewood, one of several violence-plagued neighborhoods that earned the nickname “Chiraq.”

04/16/2015

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Mayor Emanuel Meets With Spike Lee, Voices Displeasure With Film Title “Chiraq”

It was in the mayor’s City Hall office Wednesday morning that he met with Spike Lee and delivered a blunt message.

04/15/2015

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Alderman Pans Reported Title Of Spike Lee Film, ‘Chiraq’

Mystery surrounds the reported film project to be filmed in the Windy City with an all-star cast. Some aren’t crazy about the title, which suggests violence.

04/10/2015

Dwyane Wade tweeted this cover of Ebony Magazine, which resulted in thousands of additional followers. (Credit: Twitter/Dwyane Wade)

Trayvon Tribute: Ebony Magazine Depicts Celebs, Sons In Hoodies

Chicago-based Ebony Magazine is dedicating its September issue to Travon Martin.

08/07/2013

Director Spike Lee talks with CBS 2's Jim Williams about his new, independently produced film, "Red Hook Summer." (CBS)

Spike Lee Still Courting Controversy With Latest Film

The prominent director talks with CBS 2’s Jim Williams about his latest movie, “Red Hook Summer,” a coming-of-age story sure to trigger debate among audience members.

08/20/2012