Byrd famously played Luther in 'Set It Off' and starred in numerous Spike Lee joints since 1995. According to Lee, Byrd was murdered overnight in Atlanta.

Spike Lee talks about his new Netflix movie about four African American veterans return to Vietnam decades after the war to find their squad leader's remains and a stash of buried gold on The Morning Hustle.

When it comes to speaking out about social injustice, Spike Lee is known for not holding his tongue. On Monday (June 1), during an interview with CNN over the current unrest taking place in cities across the country, Spike Lee premiered a short video featuring clips from the intense and crucial scene in his iconic film, Do The Right Thing, Juxtaposed with the real videos of the murders of both Eric Garner and George Floyd at the hands of police.