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Trap Kitchen Uses Food to Rewrite Compton’s Narrative | The Spirit of Conviction

Matthew McConaughey narrates the story of Trap Kitchen founders Spank and News, rival gang members who used a mutual passion for food to create a successful business in Compton. The episode highlights how the entrepreneurs are rewriting their narrative and what happens when people put their differences aside and come together for the greater good of the community.
“The Spirit of Conviction” is a weekly docu-series narrated by Academy Award-winner Matthew McConaughey that dives into the lives of complex individuals who are constantly creating, disrupting, and challenging norms while remaining authentic to who they are.

Chevy Chase Uses ‘Nigger’ on “Community” Set

Chevy Chase is in hot water after allegedly using “nigger”while decrying his “Community” character’s bigoteddialogue on the set of the NBC show. While Chase did not direct the racial slur at any of his African American cast mates, the legendary funnyman used the poignant word to complain to the show’s writers that they had gone too far with their writing. Fearing that they would expect him to use the “n-word” at some point, Chase decided to jump the gun and beat them to the punchline. The comic actor is reported to have apologized to his fellow actors immediately afterwards. But this is not the first clash between the 69-year-old actor and the “Community” creators. He has publicly feuded with the show’s creator Dan Harmon in the past and has slammed the acclaimed sitcom as “mediocre.”

Read it at The Huffington Post.