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Director Peter Ramsey could break new ground in Hollywood

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Posted: Friday, December 14, 2012 12:01 am

Twenty long years ago, "Boyz N the Hood" broke down a barrier, as filmmaker John Singleton became the first black director to receive an Academy Award nomination. But the film, set in South Central L.A., was a turning point for another young man, too, one who grew up on those very streets. "Boyz N the Hood" helped Peter Ramsey, a budding artist who would work on Singleton's first four films, realize what was possible in Hollywood.

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