Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag: ava duvernay

Another One Bites the Dust: Central Park...

A district attorney who helped prosecute the notorious Central Park Five case is abandoning her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School...

Bothered Much? Linda Fairstein Takes Issue with...

Linda Fairstein, the former New York City prosecutor who headed up the controversial Central Park Five case, penned a scathing op-ed criticizing director Ava...

‘You Can’t Hide From What You Did’:...

Donald Trump tried to take credit for fixing the 1994 Crime Bill, but Ava DuVernay wouldn't let him get away with it.

Taraji P. Henson, Ava DuVernay and Questlove...

As has been reported, all charges against actor Jussie Smollett of making a false police report about being attacked have been dropped. The development came almost five...

Tevin Campbell Thanks ‘Doer’ Ava DuVernay for...

Ava DuVernay kept her word about casting Tevin Campbell on the fourth season of the OWN drama series "Queen Sugar," and the singer thanked her for it. In...

Black Top Cop Tells ‘GMA’ Jussie Smollett...

Eddie T. Johnson, the Chicago Police Superintendent that's been spearheading the Jussie Smollett investigation, sat down with "Good Morning America's" Robin Roberts on Monday...

Cardi B Voices Disappointment in Disintegrating Jussie...

A lot has happened since Jussie Smollett claimed that two white men beat him up near his Chicago apartment in a racist and homophobic...

Ava DuVernay Joins Prada’s Newly-Formed Diversity Council...

MILAN (AP) — Italian brand Prada said it is forming a diversity council to "elevate voices of color within the company and fashion industry...

‘VH1 Trailblazer Honors’ Celebrates Director Ava DuVernay

NEW YORK (AP) — "VH1 Trailblazer Honors" will pay tribute to Academy Award-nominated director Ava DuVernay to kick off Women's History Month. The 46-year-old's screenwriter...

Ava DuVernay Inks $100 Million Deal With...

You can chalk another win up for Ava DuVernay, because she just inked a deal with Warner Bros. Television Group worth $100 million, according...

Ava DuVernay to Make Prince Documentary for...

NEW YORK (AP) — Ava DuVernay is making a multipart documentary on Prince for Netflix with the support of the late musician's estate. The director...

Gospel Artist Jonathan Nelson Talks New Music...

Gospel artist Jonathan Nelson opened up to Atlanta Black Star about his music as well as his support for free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick. He describes his...

Fans Emotional After Soaking In New Netflix...

As part of Netflix's commitment to spotlighting Black creators and actors, the streaming giant unveiled a commercial for the Strong Black Lead campaign called "A Great Day In Hollywood."

Azealia Banks Defends Calling Cardi B ’Illiterate,...

https://youtu.be/r17fqELkv7g?t=22m7s   Azealia Banks is readying her musical comeback and as such, she's owning up to a diss hurled at Cardi B months earlier. Back in February,...

Ava DuVernay Lands ‘New’ Comic Film Months...

Fresh off the opening for "A Wrinkle In Time," Ava DuVernay is staying in the sci-fi/fantasy realm of movies as the director of DC's...

History Made as ‘Black Panther’ and ‘A...

The weekend box office for March 9-11 has been a historic one for Black filmmakers. With "Black Panther" continuing to dominate in the no....

Sade Returns With Original Song for ‘A...

https://twitter.com/ava/status/966004518960881665?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.huffingtonpost.com%2Fentry%2Fsade-wrinkle-in-time_us_5a8c7963e4b03414379aff3f Sultry singer Sada has created a new original song for "A Wrinkle In Time." Ava DuVerney, director of the adaptation, tweeted a message of thanks,...

Have You Heard: Top 5 Stories You...

Many people aren't happy about Oprah2020. At least one man hopes to cash in on the anti-O campaign. According to TMZ, an Arizona man...

3 Top Stories You Missed While You...

Matt Lauer issued an apology after being fired from NBC's 'Today.'  In a statement, he said “There are no words to express my...

Ava DuVernay, John Legend Receive American Ingenuity...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Movie director Ava DuVernay and the creators behind Sesame Street's first Muppet on the autism spectrum have been awarded the Smithsonian...

Celebs Go In On Trump ‘s DACA...

Leave it to the Trump administration to ax a program benefiting undocumented immigrants. And leave it to celebrities to voice their displeasure about it.   Attorney...