I hated the way Spike Lee chose to end the film. I was fine with the meta-Trump references within the story and him finally getting to point up the racism of Birth of a Nation, though it's a real stretch to imagine this particular group sitting through that movie like it was Star Wars. He told a fine story, his best and most focused work in years. Then he goes from fiction to documentary. Why? To tell us that racism still exists? What a revelation. This coda is tied into the main theme, but has nothing to do with the characters. Tacked on at the end, it changes the channel before the story has time to settle in and take its bows.