Sunday, February 23, 2020

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Got Questions About Filmmaking? Get Them Answered...

Director Ava DuVernay's Array distribution group is hosting a 12-hour Rebel-A-Thon on Twitter March 1 to celebrate unsung female filmmakers in time for Women's History...

Ava DuVernay Once Sought Approval From Hollywood,...

On a star-studded night in the final week of February, a select group of elegant Black bodies will, once again, pepper the Dolby Theatre...

Why These Prison Reform Advocates Believe Black...

  On the recent edition of "Democracy Now," Malkia Cyril of the Center for Media Justice, and Kevin Gannon of Grand View University, sat down with...

Ava DuVernay Makes the Argument that Slavery...

The newly released trailer for director Ava DuVernay's latest project, 13th, explores mass incarceration's connection to American slavery. While the 13th Amendment abolished slavery in...

New Ava DuVernay Doc to Explore Racial...

Ava DuVernay will make history when her documentary exploring mass incarceration and racial inequality opens this year's New York Film Festival. The annual event will...

Oprah’s OWN Network Highest-Rated Thanks To Black...

Oprah's OWN network is now the highest rated among African-Americans and women. The network reached a peak in prime-time viewership, averaging 30 percent growth...

Rapper Jon Connor Wants to Keep Spotlight...

Legendary playwright August Wilson once said, “All art is political in the sense that it serves someone’s politics.”  In Flint, Michigan, the political fight...

Black Entertainers Raise Over $100,000 in #JusticeForFlint,...

While the bulk of Hollywood's elite was at the Oscars, Black filmmakers, singers and entertainers gathered for the #JusticeforFlint fundraiser to raise over $100,000...

Ava DuVernay to Direct Disney’s ‘A Wrinkle...

A critically acclaimed director and outspoken advocate for diversity in Hollywood, Ava DuVernay is on the industry's hot list for upcoming projects. She has...

‘DuVernay Test’ for Racial Diversity Could Lead...

Director Ava DuVernay has been in the Hollywood spotlight for two years now after the mega success of her film Selma. After a 2015...

Director Ava DuVernay’s ‘Queen Sugar’ Will Focus...

Director Ava DuVernay has taken her talents to the small screen with her new project Queen Sugar. The show focuses on the trials and...

What Ava Duvernay’s Barbie Says to Every...

It's Christmas morning. There's wrapping paper strewn all over the floor, pancake aromas coming from the kitchen, and a little Black girl playing with...

The Speed at Which Ava Duvernay’s Replica...

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‘Diversity’ Efforts are Band-Aids That Make Us...

What is diversity, and what does it really mean?  It is time to retire the word and think in terms of something else—such as...

Director Ava DuVernay Focuses on Diversity with...

Director Ava DuVernay has become Hollywood's hottest commodity after the critical success of 2014's Selma. This year was dominated with rumors about the possibility of...

Ava DuVernay Speaks Passionately on Ageism in...

By Sonia Montalvo On Monday, Selma director Ava DuVernay sprang into a noteworthy Twitter rant. DuVernay entered Twitter with the intent to show her support...

Ava Duvernay Breaks the Mold, Takes Pride...

By Nekala Alexander In Hollywood, it's all about labels. For award-winning director Ava DuVernay, power is in defining it for one's self. The Selma director recently...

12 Important Twitter Reactions to the Charleston...

  On the Initial Reaction The media should be ashamed. 3 hours to get on air and then gives detailed suspect description WITHOUT mentioning his race....

Ava DuVernay’s #ARRAY Twitter Takeover Gives New...

When Ava DuVernay rose to A-list fame as the director behind Selma, it sent a message to all of Hollywood that as an independent...