Do the Right Think - Halfway Through: Discussion

  1. Spike Lee presents a number of characters and develops them over a very short period of time (a Saturday in summer). Discuss the following characters. What is each character's life like? What has happened in their past? How do you know this?
    • Mookie
    • Sal
    • Da Mayor
    • Tina
    • Pino
    • Vito
    • Mother-Sister
    • Buggin' Out
    • Radio Raheem
    • Smiley
  2. A number of ethnic groups are represented in this film. How do each of the following ethnic groups interact?
    • African Americans
    • Italian-Americans
    • Puerto-Ricans
    • Koreans
  3. What type of a neighborhood is Bedford-Stuy?
  4. How hot is it? How do people try to escape the heat? In general, how do people respond when the weather becomes near unbearable?
  5. What do you think is going to happen next?

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