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Oscar voters objected to the ‘Selma’ cast wearing Black Lives Matter shirts, David Oyelowo reveals

Academy Awards voters complained about David Oyelowo speaking out against racism.

On Jun 5, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Ava DuVernay is making a sci-fi series for Amazon

She and 'Rise of Skywalker' second unit director Victoria Mahoney are adapting Octavia Butler's heralded 'Dawn.'

On Feb 27, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Trump refuses to apologize for Central Park Five death penalty ads

'They admitted their guilt,' Trump said.

On Jun 19, 2019 by Dominic-Madori Davis

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Central Park Five prosecutor calls Netflix portrayal an ‘outright fabrication’

She says the Netflix series 'defames' her, but people aren't buying it.

On Jun 11, 2019 by Audra Schroeder

Ava DuVernay inadvertently launched a debate about the merits of calling someone an 'Auntie.'

Ava DuVernay launches debate over term ‘Auntie’

Once again, Black Twitter had a long night.

On Jun 5, 2019 by Dominic-Madori Davis

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Netflix’s ‘When They See Us’ ignites call for boycott of prosecutor’s books

Fairstein allegedly tried to 'negotiate' her involvement in the series.

On Jun 3, 2019 by Audra Schroeder

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Ava DuVernay signs on for DC superhero movie ‘New Gods’

Ava DuVernay will join Patty Jenkins in the DC universe.

On Mar 16, 2018 by Sarah Weber

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Ava DuVernay confirms she won’t direct a ‘Star Wars’ film

She confirmed she isn't interested in joining the franchise.

On Mar 7, 2018 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why is ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ on Netflix and not in theaters?

'The Cloverfield Paradox' was originally meant to be released in IMAX.

On Feb 5, 2018 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Actresses pose for a photo while on the set of Jay-Z's music video for 'Family Feud'

Look at all the amazing women in Jay-Z’s ‘Family Feud’ video

'Nobody wins when the family feuds.'

On Dec 31, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Ava DuVernay, activists plead with Alabama to ‘be on right side of history’

Twitter points out Alabama's past progressive wins—and how Roy Moore would be an abomination.

On Dec 12, 2017 by Danielle Ransom

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The trailer for Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ has finally arrived

It's hauntingly beautiful.

On Jul 15, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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First look: Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ ushers in a new, inclusive brand of sci-fi

Oprah's eyebrows slay.

On Jul 12, 2017 by Sarah Jasmine Montgomery

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Ava DuVernay to helm Netflix series about the Central Park Five

She'll dive into the infamous case that even captivated Trump.

On Jul 7, 2017 by Christine Friar

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5 directors Marvel should consider for ‘Black Panther’

If not Ava DuVernay, then who? We have a few ideas.

On Jul 5, 2015 by Aja Romano