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John Singleton, director of "Boyz N the Hood," dies at 51

Tributes are pouring in for groundbreaking director John Singleton. He died Monday at age 51 following complications from a stroke. Singleton's movies are being remembered for bringing the stories of black Americans into the center of Hollywood and popular culture. At 24 years old, he became the youngest-ever and first black nominee for best director at the Oscars for "Boyz N the Hood." Vladimir Duthiers reports.
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