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amsterdamnews.com - 05-09

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The recent and sudden passing of John Singleton is a tragic loss for the cinematic community and his fans from across the globe. When young Black people watched “Boyz n the Hood,” they saw elements of themselves, their neighborhood, their struggles and their triumphs on screen for the world to see. John Singleton’s brilliance continued for roughly 30 years, and the careers he helped launch and the mentorship he provided in Hollywood will never be forgotten. Hence, his untimely death due to a stroke is felt by so many generations of moviegoers and especially Black Americans who grew up watching (and quoting) his thought-provoking movies.