'When They See Us' Prosecutor Gets the Boot
Linda Fairstein, who has a second career as a crime novelist, is dropped from her literary agency in the aftermath of the Netflix series.
'When They See Us' Is a Punch to the Gut
Ava DuVernay takes the Central Park Five’s horror story to cinematically emotional heights. Get your tissue ready.
Central Park Five Speaks Ahead of 'When They See Us' Premiere
Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise tell their stories before the Ava DuVernay-helmed miniseries about their lives hits Netflix.
WATCH: Trailer for Ava Duvernay's 'When They See Us'
The four-part limited Netflix series about the Central Park Five stars a slew of esteemed actors, including Michael K. Williams and John Leguizamo.
Ava Duvernay Uses Clips From '13th' to Explain the Southern Strategy to Black Conservative
“A Black woman spouting revisionist history about pain suffered by Black people,” wrote DuVernay, is proof that “the Southern Strategy succeeded in many ways.”
WATCH: Teaser Trailer for Ava DuVernay's Central Park Five Miniseries
“When They See Us” tells the story of five Black and Latinx teens who were wrongfully convicted of rape.
LISTEN: New Podcast Demands We #TellBlackStories
Color of Change talks to Ava DuVernay, Stanley Nelson and other artists about shifting narratives around Blackness.
Ava DuVernay Guest-Edits TIME's Optimism Issue
“The national headlines were what we’ve come to expect: bigotry, poverty, injustice, trauma, trouble. I weighed my own feelings of despair and doubt against the idea of reveling in an experience dedicated to optimism. The choice was easy.”
Lives Collide After Police Killing in Ava DuVernay's 'The Red Line'
Ava DuVernay produces the ensemble drama for CBS.
Watch Cecily Tyson Accept Honorary Oscar
The 93-year-old Hollywood veteran reflected on her decades of work in the entertainment industry while accepting a special gold statue at the 10th Annual Governors Awards.
Ava DuVernay to Direct Prince Documentary
The filmmaker describes her next documentary subject as “a genius and a joy and a jolt to the senses.”
Time's Up's Women of Color Amplify Calls to #MuteRKelly
“We demand appropriate investigations and inquiries into the allegations of R. Kelly’s abuse made by women of color and their families for over two decades now.”
Ava DuVernay to Helm Superhero Epic 'The New Gods'
The movie draws from a DC Comics series about a group of deities at war.
4 Questions With Ava DuVernay, 'Wrinkle in Time' Director and National Treasure
The director talks to Colorlines about the social justice and equity themes in “A Wrinkle in Time” and what she hopes viewers will do when they leave the theater.
Questlove Launches #WrinkleChallenge to Send Kids to Ava DuVernay's New Film
He encouraged people to donate to Give a Child the Universe, a new initiative from Color of Change and AMC Theatres that aims to send children to see “A Wrinkle in Time.”
Ava DuVernay Discusses Her Stepfather's Deep, Unexpected Influence on 'A Wrinkle in Time'
The director shared why she “doesn’t care” what anyone thinks about the new movie.
Emayatzy Corinealdi Stars in Ava DuVernay's Police Shooting Drama, 'Red Line'
If picked up, the drama will focus on the aftermath of a White Chicago police officer killing a Black doctor.
LISTEN: Ava DuVernay Chronicles Journey from Compton to 'A Wrinkle in Time' on New Podcast
The filmmaker discussed her experiences in a White male-dominated industry on the debut episode of “Edge of Fame.”
Ava DuVernay Launches Entertainment Diversity Initiative With City of Los Angeles
“Real change happens when we take tangible action, and that means giving young women and people of color opportunities in the industry early on so they have the chance to shape its future.”
Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey and Storm Reid Rule New Essence Magazine Cover
“A Wrinkle in Time” director DuVernay: “This is me trying to make us in a way we haven’t been rendered in film before…”