“My parents told me I had to be ten times better then my white classmates,” says Spike. “Nothing’s changed,” adds Denzel.
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Nicole Sperling on twitter-Spike Lee accepting his honorary Oscar and Denzel Washington co-signing.

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BLACK HISTORY IN ITS OWN WORDS by Ronald Wimberly 

A look at Black History framed by those who made it. BLACK HISTORY IN ITS OWN WORDS presents quotes of dozens of black luminaries with portraits & illustrations by RONALD WIMBERLY. Featuring the memorable words and depictions of Angela Davis, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kanye West, Zadie Smith, Ice Cube, Dave Chappelle, James Baldwin, Spike Lee, and more.