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Filmmaker Ava DuVernay will receive the inaugural Melvin Van Peebles Trailblazer Award at the Critics Choice Association’s Celebration of Black Cinema & Television.

Ava DuVernay has joined forces with Google for the creation of an initiative centered on empowering underrepresented creatives.

Meet the child who we predict has successfully booked all of his future movies from a series of strikingly accurate TikTok reenactment videos. Everyone is obsessed with Brice Gonzalez after one video of him reenacting a video of a Trump supporter's comments at the Capitol goes viral.

Ava Duvernay was just a teenager when five young Black boys, from Harlem, were arrested and convicted for the rape of a white woman in Central Park on the night of April 19, 1989. So when Raymond Santana, one of the “Central Park 5” sent her a wishful tweet about bringing the Central Park 5 […]

Director Ava DuVernay released the trailer for the long-awaited Netflix limited series of the five young men who came to be known as the “Central Park Five.”

Director Ava DuVernay can add another important “first” to her growing list of accomplishments. With A Wrinkle In Time, she’s become the first black female director whose movie has earned more than $100 million domestically. She took to Twitter to acknowledge the historic achievement – “Lovely room to be in. But can’t wait for more sisters to […]

Oscar nominated filmmaker Ava Duvernay is scheduled to give the commencement address at her alma mater, the UCLA Film School. Duvernay, who double majored in English and African-American studies, will return to the campus on Friday, June 16 at UCLA’s Royce Hall to deliver the commencement speech for the School of Theater, Film, and Television’s […]

Black History Month is officially underway and Netflix has curated a list of documentaries, movies and mini-series that are educational, thought provoking and entertaining, each of which will keep us informed all month long. Check out a few notable movies to watch on Netflix during this Black History Month. 13th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V66F3WU2CKk Ava DuVernay’s powerful documentary, […]

With the Obama family exiting the White House, this issue hopes to empower.