Posts tagged "Ava DuVernay"

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Stay Woke: 14 Vocal Celebrities To Follow On Twitter

No matter what pops off on the Internet, count on these stars to give their unfiltered opinion on-site.

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Ava DuVernay Talks Love For Bree Newsome, Black Twitter And New Hurricane Katrina Film

"The physical action of seeing that sister climb that pole and dismantle the symbol. It was incredible."…

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Ava DuVernay Will No Longer Direct Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’

Famed filmmaker Ava DuVernay was named the director of Marvel's Black Panther earlier this year. But now, a new report has surfaced stating that the…

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Can’t Touch This: Ava DuVernay Blasts Stranger Who Touched Her Hair Without Permission

Ava DuVernay is not here for strangers touching her hair and we don't blame her.

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Is Ava DuVernay’s Next Film Going To Be Part Of The Marvel Franchise?

Ava DuVernay is already seen as a superhero in many people's eyes for her stellar directorial film Selma. But the Cali native is setting her…

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From Hollywood To Toy Racks: Mattel Debuts Ava Duvernay ‘Sheroe’ Barbie

Why stop at being the first black woman to have a film nominated for an Academy Award or one of a handful of women of…

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U.S. High School Students, ‘Selma’ Is Coming Right To Your Classroom

A copy of Ava DuVernay's Selma will be given to every American high school for free.

Movies & TV

Solange, Kerry Washington, Viola Davis And Ava DuVernay All Applaud Zendaya

Hollywood's leading women of color come to Zendaya Coleman's aid after E! Fashion Police host Giuliana Rancic said the Disney stars faux dreadlocks smelled of…

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Common & CIROC Host ‘Selma’ Pre-Oscar Celebration

Before Oscars were awarded during the 87th Annual Academy Awards, a slew of celebrities joined together for Common’s Selma Pre-Oscar Celebration on Friday, February 20th.

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Top Black Female Directors You Need to Know

All hail the heroines of cinema! No, we're not talking about the Hollywood starlets. Though we still love them, we're saluting the game-changers behind…

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David Oyelowo Wants Black History Taught In UK Schools

Let David Oyelowo tell it, black history is more than just important, it's invaluable.

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Ava DuVernay And Oprah Create A New Show For OWN

Following the overwhelming success of Selma, director Ava DuVernay is teaming up with her partner-in-crime Oprah Winfrey to bring the novel Queen Sugar to the…

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Ava DuVernay and Oprah Create a New Show for OWN

Following the overwhelming success of Selma, director Ava DuVernay is teaming up with her partner-in-crime Oprah Winfrey to bring the novel Queen Sugar…

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Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo to Make Katrina Film

Following the success of their successful film Selma, Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo plan reunite in an effort to create a new drama…

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Ava DuVernay Is Set To Direct New Film Based On Hurricane Katrina

There’s no denying that Selma director, Ava DuVernay, deserved to get an Oscar nomination for creating such a critically-acclaimed film. But life does not sto…

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After Oscar Snubs, The White House Announces Private Screening For ‘Selma’ Cast

Selma may have gotten a few snubs from the Oscars this year, but the award-deserving cast won’t be left out of the White House. Late…

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Oscars Leaves Black Actors Off The Roster

Yesterday morning (Jan 15)  the nominations list for the 87th Oscar Awards were announced. Some of the nominees were to be expected,…

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People Are Giving A Mean Side Eye At The 2015 Oscar Nominations This Morning

Another day, another feeling of minorities being slighted by award shows. This morning (Jan. 15), the Academy Award nods for the 2015 Oscars rolled out…

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Oprah Winfrey Expresses Support For Eric Garner And Mike Brown Protesters

Oprah Winfrey came under fire last week for what some believed to be her criticism of the lack of leadership surrounding the Eric Garner and…

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Review: Martin Luther King Jr. Isn’t The Man You Thought You Knew In Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’

With the unrest in Ferguson and racial tensions still tainting America, Ava DuVernay delivers an eerily timely piece of art with her latest motion picture…
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