The family of director John Singleton announced Monday that after careful consideration with his doctors, they removed the acclaimed director from life support, sparking shock and sadness across Black Hollywood and beyond.

Singleton suffered a major stroke earlier this month that left him hospitalized and in a medically-induced coma at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, his family said in a statement.

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Following the news of his stroke, a flood of well-wishes came from celebrities who’d met or been influenced by the director’s work. Baby Boy stars Taraji P. Henson and Tyrese Gibson also paid a visit to the beloved the director days before his passing.

As friends and family say their goodbyes to Singleton this week, we will remember him through the work he shared with us. From films like Poetic Justice to television shows like Snowfall, here’s some of John Singleton’s most memorable work.


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