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August 10, 2018

At the Movies: Spike Lee's ‘BlacKkKlansman' is daring and intense

By LINDSEY BAHR
AP Film Writer

In “BlacKkKlansman,” Spike Lee has made an entertaining film about love, friendship, ambition, civil rights, and the power of words and images to uplift and destroy.

In 1979, a man named Ron Stallworth who was the first African-American police officer and detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department also became a card-carrying member of the Ku Klux Klan and the leader of the local chapter.


 
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