He's invited the join the Klan.
When you get to the NPR website, look up top for "programs & podcasts." Click into that section and find Weekend Edition Saturday. Scott Simon's "How a Black Detective Infiltrated the KKK" interview piece is there. It is seriously worth hearing Ron Stallworth connect those events of 1978 to last year's racist activity in Charlottesville and the President's response to it. Remember that Trump said that some of the individuals marching for white supremacy were "very fine people." Ron Stallworth's NPR interview is frighteningly relevant to today's political climate.
Not that Oscars and Oscar nominations are everything -- some of the finest, most memorable classic films, actors and directors never won an Oscar or never even got a nomination.
But...with the accolades Spike Lee's film got from film critics at the Cannes Film Festival...maybe Spike's on his way to getting an Oscar nomination. He's one of those acclaimed filmmakers who has never been nominated for Best Director.