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Ex-Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Sues Netflix, Ava DuVernay...

Former New York City prosecutor Linda Fairstein is taking Netflix and filmmaker Ava DuVernay to court over what she says was a...

‘That’s Who We Are’: Actress Kellee Stewart...

Atlanta, Ga. - January 23: Kellee Stewart attends "Cherish The Day" Launch Party at The Stave Room on January 23, 2020,...

Report: Ava DuVernay to Direct a Nipsey...

It's been recently announced that Ava DuVernay will direct and produce a documentary on Nipsey Hussle for Netflix, after an intense bidding...

‘Not About Struggle’: Ava DuVernay’s ‘Cherish The...

Ava DuVernay's new anthology series "Cherish The Day" premieres Tuesday, Feb. 11, on OWN. The show follows the...

5 Ways to Honor Martin Luther King...

For many celebrating and honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. the annual national holiday to recognize him consists of attending a local...

‘Wonder What They Have in Common’: Regina...

The nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globes were announced on Monday, and while some Black people made the cut, there were others...

Ava DuVernay Thanks Nipsey Hussle’s Estate for...

Ava DuVernay issued a big thank you to Nipsey Hussle's estate for allowing her to use the late rapper’s song “Picture Me...

Ava DuVernay Hires 50 Percent Female Production...

Some people talk about making change and others spend a lot of time doing it, and Ava DuVernay seems to be among...

Ava DuVernay Speaks Out After Nigerian Film...

A Nigerian film that would have made history at the Oscars has now been disqualified from potentially being nominated over the amount...

‘Very Classy Response’: Ava DuVernay Delicately Calls...

The latest cover of the Hollywood Reporter shows all seven of the major film studio chiefs, which Ava DuVernay had something to...

‘The World Is Messy…People Have Flaws’: Barack...

Former President Barack Obama sought to banish an idea that to be "woke" means being as judgmental as possible Tuesday at the...

Interrogation Firm Sues Netflix, Ava DuVernay for...

Ava DuVernay’s Emmy-nominated miniseries about the Central Park Five has resulted in a lawsuit filed against her and Netflix.

‘This is Our Screening Room’: Ava DuVernay...

Ava DuVernay wants to pay her success forward by providing a space for other women and people of color to show their...

‘When They See Us’ Star Jharrel Jerome...

The primetime Emmy Awards saw two history-making moments Sunday for actor Jharrel Jerome when he won the trophy for "When They See...

Ava DuVernay Taps 94-Year-Old Screen Legend Cicely...

Cicely Tyson has signed on to be in Ava DuVernay's forthcoming anthology series "Cherish the Day" on OWN, and the popular filmmaker...

Ava DuVernay Reveals That She Has Lupus,...

The character Violet "Aunt Vi" Bordelon on the OWN series "Queen Sugar" has lupus, and it was important for the show's creator...

‘It’s Expected’: Ava DuVernay Responds to Donald...

Ava DuVernay had a little something to say about Donald Trump refusing to apologize to the Central Park Five.

‘I Cringe’: Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King and...

Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King appreciate that young people address them respectfully, but they hate being referred to as "auntie."

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.