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Spike Lee Won His Oscar, Yes, but Ultimately, the Oscars Still Have Failed Him

Spike Lee Won His Oscar, Yes, but Ultimately, the Oscars Still Have Failed Him

By: Sarah Rappaport

It happened, and wow, was it a long time coming. Spike Lee-- director, producer, actor, and writer extraordinaire-- finally took home his first Oscar at this past weekend’s 91st Academy Awards. Lee, who has been in the film business since the early ’80s, rightfully won the Best Adapted Screenplay award for BlacKkKlansman.