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How Spike Lee's Grandmother, the Granddaughter of a Slave, Put Him Through College

  • Posted: 12/17/2014
    • Length: 02:40
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For the past 15 years, groundbreaking director Spike Lee has been a professor at his alma mater, New York University. Spike says he's following in the footsteps of his mother and grandmother, both teachers. Watch as he details his rich family history and shares how his grandmother saved her Social Security checks to pay for his undergraduate and graduate education.

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