Boyz N The Hood

Cuba Gooding Jr. in blue denim shirt

John Singleton's 'Boyz N The Hood' Turns 25 Today

The film, which explores the damage institutional segregation and racism inflicted on several Black South Central Los Angeles residents, still resonates a quarter of a century later.

John Singleton: 'A Lot of Black Filmmakers Half-Ass the S--t'

On the eve ‘Boyz n The Hood’s’ 24th anniversary, John Singleton spoke with The Root about his legendary film and the state of contemporary black filmmaking.