The police kill Radio with a chokehold, an action that shifts the emphasis to police brutality and reminds 1989 viewers (and possibly some 2016 viewers) of real-life incidences. Do you think Lee sets up this shift in emphasis well or does it seem to come (prepare for a cliche) from left field ? If yes or no, explain.
Spike Lee's movie ends with two quotations--one by Martin Luther King, Jr. and one by Malcolm X. Is Lee giving his opinion by having Malcolm X get the last word? Do you think the movie advocates either one of these viewpoints? Here again are the two quotations: Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both... more
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