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Remembering Oscar-nominated director John Singleton

Clip: 04/30/2019 | 3m 8s

Oscar-nominated film director John Singleton died Monday at age 51. He was taken off life support after suffering a stroke earlier in the month. Singleton's remarkable career launched with the critically acclaimed 1991 film “Boyz N the Hood,” about three teens growing up amid Los Angeles violence and gang culture. At the time, it was a world seldom portrayed by Hollywood. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 04/30/19

Rating: NR

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