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Frank Micelotta/Getty On February 12, 1988, Spike Lee released his second feature film. The acclaimed director from Brooklyn had became one of the most buzzed-about new filmmakers of the ‘80s after his 1986 debut She’s Gotta Have It, and he was following that indie hit with an ambitious musical depicting life on a historically black college campus. School Daze was, like She’s Gotta Have It, a uniquely black perspective on the nuances of the black experience.
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