R | | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.
This film contains clips from D. W. Griffith's silent movie The Birth of a Nation. While Spike Lee was a student at NYU Film School, he was so outraged that his NYU Film School professors taught The Birth of a Nation (1915) with no mention of its ... ...
You jive turkey.
Sergeant Trapp is wearing sergeant's stripes on his sleeves, but also wearing captain's bars on his epaulets.
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