Film Review: Ava DuVernay Tackles Mass Incarceration and more in “The 13th”
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Film Review: Ava DuVernay Tackles Mass Incarceration and more in “The 13th”

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) The New York Film Festival celebrated its 54th…

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Oprah Winfrey is Taking Sex Tips from ‘Queen Sugar’
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Oprah Winfrey is Taking Sex Tips from ‘Queen Sugar’

[FORWARDTIMES.COM/NNPA MEMBER] Oprah Winfrey is learning a thing or two from her network’s new drama…

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Kerry Washington, Taraji P. Henson & Mary J. Blige’s Apple Music Commerical is All People Care About on Emmys Night
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Kerry Washington, Taraji P. Henson & Mary J. Blige’s Apple Music Commerical is All People Care About on Emmys Night

Bruna Nessif, ENTERTAINMENT ONLINE     (EOnline.com) – Oh, the Emmy Awards were tonight? That’s…

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Morial, DuVernay, Sapp to Get McDonald’s 365 Black Awards
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Morial, DuVernay, Sapp to Get McDonald’s 365 Black Awards

Chevel Johnson, ASSOCIATED PRESS   NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A native son, a film director,…

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As TV Tries to Get More Diverse, Black History Returns to the Spotlight
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As TV Tries to Get More Diverse, Black History Returns to the Spotlight

(The Washington Post) – Most of the people who hold jobs behind the camera in…

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Ava DuVernay Offers a Free Education on How to Buck Hollywood
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Ava DuVernay Offers a Free Education on How to Buck Hollywood

Stacia L. Brown, THE WASHINGTON POST     (The Washington Post) — Ava DuVernay, director…

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Barbie Made An Ava DuVernay Doll. It’s Not For Sale, But It Should Be.
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Barbie Made An Ava DuVernay Doll. It’s Not For Sale, But It Should Be.

Lydia O’Connor, THE HUFFINGTON POST   (The Huffington Post) — Barbie just got a whole…

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Every High School In The U.S. Will Be Sent A Copy Of ‘Selma’
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Every High School In The U.S. Will Be Sent A Copy Of ‘Selma’

Natalie Robehmed, FORBES   (Forbes.com) — The Academy Award-winning epic Selma is on its way…

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Oscar Spotlight Draws Attention to Industry Diversity Issue
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Oscar Spotlight Draws Attention to Industry Diversity Issue

Ava DuVernay to Direct CBS ‘For Justice’ Pilot
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Ava DuVernay to Direct CBS ‘For Justice’ Pilot

  (Entertainment Weekly) – Selma director Ava DuVernay is taking her talents to the small screen to direct…

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