This week, women business leaders from a cross section of industries and
a group of mostly high school girls gathered for a symposium -
sponsored by the YWCA of the City of New York - to lay the foundation
for policy recommendations leading to increased attention, public
discourse and funding for girls in New York City.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee's iconic film, "Do
The Right Thing," and its commentary on race, according to Lee, is just
as relevant today as it was in 1989. In a recent interview with Deadline.com, Lee recalls journalists'
reactions when he took "Do The Right Thing" to the Cannes Film Festival
25 years ago, and shares his upcoming plans to skip Cannes this year and
premiere his new film, "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus," at the American Black