As if Ava DuVernay wasn’t already #BlackGirlMagic goals, she is now taking her brilliance to the cover of Essence magazine. As the March 2017 cover girl, she is the face of the magazine’s Black Women in Hollywood issue. Naturally she looks gorgeous, but she also gives an in-depth interview on a variety of topics, including […]
Dawn-Lyen Gardner has been a professional actress since the age of 9 years old. She has previously starred in Castle, ER, Luke Cage, and more, but you might recognize her as Charley on Ava DuVernay & Oprah‘s hit show, “Queen Sugar.” She discusses how “revolutionary” the show has been, and how much she enjoys working […]
"13th" analyzes the criminalization of African-Americans, the U.S. prison boom, and their connections to the 13th Amendment.
While some will be watching the live broadcast of the 88th Academy Awards this coming Sunday, a bevy of Black entertainers and celebrities will make their way to Flint, Mich. Director Ava DeVernay, actor Jesse Williams, comedian Hannibal Buress and several other big names will be joined together in solidarity for the #JUSTICEFORFLINT event on […]
Here, we celebrate a few of our favorite Black producers and directors who are making sure our stories are told authentically in Hollywood.
NewsOne was present for the Harlem-based organization's show, in which they honored director Ava DuVernay, Black Lives Matter, actress and playwright Danai Gurira, actor Hill Harper, and MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled new plans to increase diversity among the Academy's membership.
Roland Martin caught up with director Ava DuVernay during the Color Of Change’s 10th Anniversary Gala. During their chat, DuVernay discussed the relaunch of The…