Monday, August 20, 2018

Director Boots Riley slams Spike Lee for 'made up' BlacKkKlansman - claiming the film depicts cops as heroes when history shows they were the 'villain'

By Daily Mail, Aug. 19, 2018

Director Boots Riley has given a sharp critique of Spike Lee's latest film BlacKkKlansman, claiming the movie based off a black police officer's account of infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan is actually a 'made-up story.'

In a three-page essay posted to Twitter Friday, the Sorry to Bother You director criticized the content and timing of the film, writing: 'It's a made-up story in which the false parts try to make a cop the protagonist in the fight against racial oppression'.
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