Spike Lee Wins His First Ever Oscar Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' took home best adapted screenplay. It's based on the true story of African-American detective Ron Stallworth, who successfully infiltrated the KKK back in the 1970s. Lee penned the film's script from a memoir of Stallworth's that was published in 2014. Lee thanked his grandmother and ancestors during his acceptance speech. Spike Lee, at the 2019 Oscars He also talked about the importance of voting in the next presidential election. Spike Lee,

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Trump tweeted Monday that Lee did a "racist hit on your President." Trump claimed that he had "done more for African Americans" than "almost" any other president.

Lee won for best adapted screenplay for his white supremacist drama "BlacKkKlansman," sharing the award with three co-writers. The film includes footage of Trump after the violent white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Lee did not directly name Trump. He spoke about black history and his family history, saying his grandmother's mother was a slave, before stressing the presidential election next year.

Said Lee: "Let's all be on the right side of history. Make the moral choice between love versus hate."


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