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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.”

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READ: Adam Beach on Hollywood's Erasure of Native Actors

“There is no need to cast non-Native performers and actresses in Native roles. This is not 1950. The practice of Whitewashing is unnecessary, unacceptable and discriminatory.”

ICYMI: The Worst Point from Deadline's Racist Article

Writer Nellie Andreeva needs a prayer circle.