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How I Got Radicalized

When Network TV Censored ‘Do the Right Thing’

As a child, I knew Radio Raheem died but not how. Only later did I realize a trash can through a window was a reasonable response.

Spike Lee on the set of his film ‘Do the Right Thing’
Photo illustration, source: Anthony Barboza/Archive Photos/Getty Images

Welcome to How I Got Radicalized, a new series at GEN that tells a story about a cultural moment that made

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Hanif Abdurraqib

Hanif Abdurraqib

Poet. Writer. | Ohioan.

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