In this insightful book, one of America's leading commentators on culture and society turns his gaze upon cinematic race relations, examining the relationship between film, race and culture. Acute, richly illustrated and timely, the book deepens our understanding of the politics of race and the symbolic complexity of segregation and discrimination.
Chapter 7: Spike's Place
It [Clockers] will be the final movie of its sort [hood]. … It was our intention to be the final nail in the coffin. … It's dead! It's over! Move on! I loved Boyz N the Hood and Menace II Society, but … the genre is ...