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Ava DuVernay’s ’13th’ Takes A Historical Look At The Link Between Slavery And Mass Incarceration

"We now have more African-Americans under criminal supervision than all the slaves back in the 1850s," Cory Booker.

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Ava DuVernay’s ’13th’ Documentary Will Spark A Necessary Conversation About Mass Incarceration

'13th' will explore mass incarceration in the U.S., and the staggering numbers of how many African American men and women fill the prison system.

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Ava DuVernay Is Now The First Black Woman To Direct A Film To The Tune Of $100 Million

If 2016 has proven anything to us, it's that Ava DuVernay is in the business of making history.

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Look Out For Karrueche On TNT’s Newest TV Pilot ‘Claws’

After snagging one Emmy, Karrueche Tran is already booked for her next big TV project.

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Ava DuVernay’s ‘Queen Sugar’ Gets Season 2 Pickup From OWN

The 13-episode first season slated to air on OWN on September 6.

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Dynamic Duo Oprah Winfrey & Ava Duvernay Team Up For ‘A Wrinkle In Time’

The famed director and media titan are teaming up once again.


Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay & More Honor Police Brutality Victims In Touching Video Series

Prominent voices in entertainment honor the victims of police brutality in touching video series.

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Ava DuVernay’s Prison Film ‘The 13th’ To Open At NY Film Festival

The Selma director tackles mass incarceration in America.


Interview: Ava DuVernay And ‘Queen Sugar’ Cast Talk Women Directors And Family Intricacies

Ava DuVernay and the cast of OWN's Queen Sugar give a brief introduction into their complicated family dynamic and the characters they play.

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Ava DuVernay’s First TV Series ‘Queen Sugar’ Looks Promising

The must-see trailer for Ava DuVernay's 'Queen Sugar' has arrived.

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Ava DuVernay To Direct HBO Films’ ‘The Battle of Versailles’

Ava DuVernay plans to aim her lens on the world of fashion this year to depict a historic event.


Watch Ava DuVernay, Ryan Coogler And More Gather For #JusticeForFlint

Film directors Ryan Coogler and Ava DuVernay teamed up to organize a star-studded event to help those effected by the Flint water crisis.


Ryan Coogler & Ava DuVernay To Hold Flint Benefit On Night Of Oscars

Blackout for Human Rights founders Ryan Coogler and Ava Duvernay are using their star power to bring awareness to the ongoing water crisis in Flint,…

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Lupita Nyong’o And Ava DuVernay In Talks For Sci-Fi Thriller

Could this be a mach made in film heaven?
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