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Over the course of her long career, Lucille Clifton received Pulitzer Prize nominations and a National Book Award. In 2007, she received the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize from the Poetry Foundation. She is pictured above in 2000.
Director Antoine Fuqua reviews a scene with Wesley Snipes on the set of Brooklyn's Finest. In the film, Snipes plays a drug dealer who doesn't know his prison buddy (Don Cheadle) is really an undercover cop.
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Dangerous Duo: Tahar Rahim (left) plays an illiterate Arab who is coaxed into killing a fellow inmate by a Corsican gang leader. Niels Arestrup (right) plays his dangerous and violent "mentor."
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