Sunday, October 13, 2019

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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...

Report: Marvel Sets Sights on Selma’s Ava...

Fresh off the major success of her film Selma, which followed the heroes of the Civil Rights Movement, director Ava DuVernay is reportedly being...

Excitement Over Mattel’s Ava DuVernay Barbie Muted...

Mattel recently announced the arrival of six special Barbie dolls all crafted in the likeness of influential women like Selma director Ava DuVernay—but little...

First Lady Michelle Obama Joins Celebrated Black...

Black Girls Rock! celebrates the power and beauty of Black women every year, but this year’s celebration was like no other as First Lady...

LBJ’s Private Conversations About Selma and MLK...

Selma director Ava DuVernay probably won’t receive the apologies she so rightfully deserves after audio recordings of former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s conversations about...

8 Black Female Movie Directors Leading the...

Ava DuVernay Film critics and moviegoers alike were expecting DuVernay to make award season history at the Oscars and the Golden Globes, but nobody needed...

Oscar Voter Unleashes Racially Charged Rant About...

An anonymous female Academy member gave a racially-charged defense of this year’s Selma “snubs,” claiming the historical film had “no art to it” while...

Selma’s Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo Team...

Selma director Ava DuVernay and lead actor David Oyelowo are teaming up for the third time to develop a film about a romance that...

MTV Went Black and White on MLK...

To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, MTV ran 12 hours of its programming in black and white and featured special messages from prominent...

8 of the Best Reactions to ‘Selma’...

How Does Picture of the Year Nominee Get No Other Major Nominations?  Social media users, like many others, just couldn’t make sense of Selma’s nomination...