Spike Lee’s " School Daze" Anniversary – Feb. 12, 2007

:::Celebrating Black History:::

Feb. 12 School daze Anniversary

We are embarking up on the historic phenomenon of a Spike Lee Joint, School Daze was a social genius for the African American community. School Daze came out on Feb 12 1988, a little over twenty years ago. musical-drama film, written and directed by Spike Lee, and starring Laurence Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito, and Tisha Campbell. Based in part on Spike Lee’s experiences at Atlanta’s Morehouse College, it is a story about fraternity and sorority members clashing with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend. School Daze was the second feature film directed by Spike Lee. Spike Lee was asked to stop production on the campuses of Morehouse, Spelman, and Clark Atlanta University during filming because the colleges’ Boards of Directors had concerns on how Historically Black Colleges were being portrayed in the film. Lee had to finish filming at the neighboring Morris Brown College.


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