TIME

John Singleton

Cinema trailblazer
Singleton on the set of Boyz n the Hood; when the film screened at Cannes in 1991, it received a 20-minute standing ovation

THE “OSCARS SO WHITE” DEBACLE OF 2015 OPENED A GALVANIZING conversation about how filmmakers of color might carve out greater opportunity in Hollywood. But John Singleton, who died on April 29

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