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Gallery: A Conversation with Richard Roundtree

By Brian Munoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

Brian Munoz
Novotny Lawrence and Richard Roundtree talk on Roundtree's career on Friday, May 11, 2018, during a conversation hour at the McLeod Theater in the Southern Illinois University Communications building. Roundtree was chosen by American photographer and filmmaker Gordon parks to play the role of private detective John Shaft in the iconic "Shaft" movie franchise. Roundtree will be receiving an honorary doctorate degree in tomorrow's commencement ceremonies. (Brian Munoz | @BrianMMunoz)

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