Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ To Open This Summer

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Focus Features announced is dating Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman for a theatrical release on Aug. 10.  The timing of the release comes on the one-year anniversary of the Charlottesville protests which took place on Aug. 12, 2017. Focus is planning a moderate release with further expansion. BlacKkKlansman is based on Ron Stallworth's real life as Colorado Springs's first African-American police officer who went undercover to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.  Unbelievably…