How The Real-Life Detective From ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Infiltrated The KKK

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Spike Lee’s new movie “BlacKkKlansman” chronicles the true story of an African American police detective named Ron Stallworth who launched an investigation into the KKK in Colorado by making members think he was a white man during phone conversations. We spoke to the real Ron Stallworth.

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Infiltrating the ‘BlacKkKlansman’ story

(31 Jul 2018) Spike Lee’s latest movie “BlacKkKlansman” is based on a book by Ron Stallworth, an African-American detective who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan. At the film’s New York premiere, stars John David Washington (who plays Stallworth) and Topher Grace (who takes on the role of former KKK leader David Duke) talked about channeling their real-life counterparts onscreen. (July 31)

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