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Murdered on the Fourth of July

  • Pj Perez, Director/Producer

Still image from a film featuring a photo of a shirtless young Black man with a bald head. The photograph is balancing on a narrow branch. The words "Murdered on the Fourth of July, a Film by Pj Perez" are superimposed on the still image.

About the Project

Years of mounting tensions between multicultural, anti-racist skinheads and white neo-Nazi groups led to two brutal murders in the desert outside Las Vegas on July 4, 1998, including that of a Black poet, punk rocker, and new father, LIN “SPIT” NEWBORN.