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DuVernay, LL Cool J to receive Harvard W.E.B. Du Bois medals

"Selma" director Ava DuVernay and rapper LL Cool J are among the recipients of Harvard University's 2017 W.E.B. Du Bois medals honoring those who have made significant contributions to African … Click to Continue »

Ava DuVernay Wants To Remake Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

We've been in the middle of a bunch of movie remakes lately, so it shouldn't be surprising that someone out there might be interested in remaking a classic like Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl's classic and still popular 1964.

Ava Duvernay Says She’s Down For A Black “Charlie And The Chocolate Factory” Remake

Ava Duvernay Supports Black “Chocolate Factory” Remake Did you know that the original Charlie from “Willie Wonka/Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” was meant to be a little Black boy? Liccy Dahl, the widow of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” author

Zerina Akers, Beyoncé's personal stylist, dishes on her favorite fashion brands and what she's loving for fall

Zerina Akers counts as clients director Ava DuVernay, actress Yara Shahidi and R&B duo Chloe x Halle.counts as clients director Ava DuVernay, actress Yara Shahidi and R&B duo Chloe x Halle.

Ava DuVernay on the Book her Sister Recommended

The filmmaker was a freshman at UCLA when she first read Their Eyes Were Watching God.

Common Becomes The First Rapper To Win An Emmy, Grammy, And Oscar

This past weekend, Common accomplished an unprecedented feat when he notched an Emmy for his socially conscious track "Letter to the Free." After clinching his award for outstanding original music and lyrics (from Ava DuVernay's 13th documentary), Common became the first rapper to ever win an Emmy, Grammy, and Oscar. "I want to…

Emmys 2017: Common Wins Over Chance the Rapper for Original Music and Lyrics

Common, Robert Glasper, and Karriem Riggins pick up the award for their song from Ava DuVernay’s 13th

RuPaul, 13th, and Samantha Bee Are Among the Winners From Night 1 of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards

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On Night 1 of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Ava DuVernay's 13th won Outstanding Documentary and Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program, RuPaul won for Best Reality Host, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver took home Outstanding Interactive Program.

Ava DuVernay’s 13th Documentary Wins Four Emmy Awards

“Our voices are stronger than those that try to silence us.”

Ava DuVernay's '13th' and 'Samurai Jack' are big winners on the first night of the Creative Arts Emmys

Ava DuVernay’s Netflix documentary “13th” and Adult Swim’s animated favorite “Samurai Jack” were the big winners during the first night of the Creative Arts Emmys, each taking home four awards. Split over two nights this year, and presented at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, the Creative Arts...

Carpool Karaoke, Meryl Streep, and Ava DuVernay’s 13th Among the Big Winners of the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

The first half of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards took place on Saturday night in Los Angeles, mainly honoring achievements in animation, nonfiction/reality programming, and special presentations. It was a particularly big night for Ava DuVernay’s 13th, which — months after losing the Oscar to O.J.: Made in America — ... More »

Ava DuVernay Urges Us To “Stand Up And Be Heard” In Emmy Win Speech For ’13th’

It was another win for Ave DuVernay, director of 13th at the Creative Arts Emmys. With a total of eight noms this year, DuVernay picked up the award for Outstanding Documentary or Non-Fiction Special. “It was a beautiful process,” she...Show More Summary

Oscar Winner Common Nabs First Emmy Reteaming With Ava DuVernay On ’13th’

When Common and Director Ava DuVernay get together, great things seem to happen. While the musician won his first Oscar–with John Legend–in 2015 for ‘Glory,’ the theme song of DuVernay’s feature Selma, this time he’s taking home an Emmy...Show More Summary

'Star Wars': 1 of these 5 directors could/should take over 'Episode IX' right now

Rian Johnson may just extend his stay in the galaxy far, far away, or Ava DuVernay could be the first female director for the franchise.        

'Star Wars': These five directors could/should take over 'Episode IX' right now

Rian Johnson may just extend his stay in the galaxy far, far away, or Ava DuVernay could be the first female director for the franchise.        

Selena Gomez, Hillary Clinton, & More Are Time's Women Who Are Changing the World

Time magazine has unveiled their brand new project, Firsts: Women Who Are Changing the World, and some recognizable faces are on the covers! Hillary Rodham Clinton, Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey, Selena Gomez, Ava DuVernay, Sylvia Earle, Nikki Haley, Ilhan Omar, Lori Robinson, Katharine Jefferts Schori, Mo’ne Davis, and Janet Yellen were all photographed by Brazilian [...]

In 1977, George Lucas Said He Wanted To Direct The Last Star Wars Movie

With Colin Trevorrow no longer directing Star Wars. Episode IX, everyone has begun speculating like crazy about who could take over. J.J. Abrams? Ava DuVernay? Rian Johnson? Well, one pretty prominent director called it 40 years ago. George Lucas. More »      

Ava DuVernay, Chelsea Manning to attend New Yorker Festival

This year's New Yorker Festival has attracted a diverse group of artists and leaders, including Ava DuVernay, Nathan Lane, Glenn Close, Preet Bharara, Sen. Al Franken and Chelsea Manning. The … Click to Continue »

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