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4 Can't-Miss Quotes From a Roundtable of Every African American Ever Nominated for a Best Director Oscar

Barry Jenkins, John Singleton, Lee Daniels and Jordan Peele sat down with The Hollywood Reporter for a discussion about past and present realities for Black American filmmakers.

10 Times the Oscars Snubbed Black People

From Ava DuVernay to Forest Whitaker, here are just a few of the Black performers and creators that the Academy told, “Nah, we’ll go with a White person.” 

Lee Daniels is Directing a New Documentary on the Apollo Theater

And Daniels and Apollo Theater president Jonelle Procope are asking the public to submit historical materials for inclusion in the project.

WATCH: Eddie Murphy Accepts Mark Twain Award, Lampoons Cosby

The heralded comedian and actor was recognized with the Mark Twain Award for Humor on Monday night. Check out a clip from his acceptance speech. 

Lee Daniels Won't Answer Question About Being Black, Gay: 'I Want to Work'

The director’s silence speaks volumes about the challenges facing openly gay black Hollywood filmmakers.

Next Up for Lee Daniels? A Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic

The director is reportedly turning his attention to his next project.

Regal Defends Police Presence at Mostly Black Screening of 'The Butler'

Only one mostly black audience in Silver Spring, Maryland reported watching Lee Daniels The Butler under the intimidating gaze of heavily armed police officers.

'Lee Daniels' The Butler' and the History of Black Work at the White House

While Hollywood turns its gaze to the story of black service workers at the White House, we take a deeper look at just what that history entails.

That Time Lee Daniels' 'The Butler' Was Bashed as 'Historical Porn'

This is what everyone’s gonna be talking about next week.

'Precious' Director Lee Daniels Gets Into Race Argument on Set of New Movie [Video]

TMZ has obtained footage of Lee getting in to some sort of verbal disagreement with producer Avi Lerner in which they both accuse each other of being racist.