Do The Right Thing (1989)

Discussing race in America is never easy, and it was even harder in 1989 when Spike Lee released “Do The Right Thing,” a film filled with ambiguity, tension and Rosie Perez dancing.

This supersized episode, commissioned by listener Grant Leisure, compelled the Shat Crew to take a hard look at police brutality, gentrification, reverse racism and freedom of expression.

But, being Shat, your hosts also took the time to debate proper thermostat settings, what’s wrong with Ash’s computer and whether Gene Lyons is white.

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