Bring That Week Back: Spike Lee Wants to “Flip the Script” on Violence

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Spike Lee Wants New Orleans to “Flip the Script” on Violence

Spike Lee works to tackle violence in New Orleans, former California Rep. Mervyn M. Dymally has died, Kenya doll returns to stores, plus more news. – Britt Middleton

On Tuesday, filmmaker Spike Lee joined forces with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to announce the "Flip the Script" initiative, a multimedia campaign aimed at curbing the city's problem of  Black on Black violence. (Photo: Erika Goldring/Getty Images)