Selma

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John Lewis Doc Coming to PBS in February

“Get in the Way” will air on February 10.

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LIVESTREAM: David Oyelowo, Q-Tip and More Honor Dr. King's Legacy at 'MLK Now 2017'

Blackout for Human Rights and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement’s second “MLK Now” event airs live from Harlem’s Riverside Church at 2 p.m. EST

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Ava DuVernay Doc on Mass Incarceration to Open New York Film Festival, Debut on Netflix

“The 13th” takes its name from the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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.” 

David Oyelowo on Lack of Black Oscar Nominees: 'The Academy Has a Problem'

The “Selma” star went off script at a gala honoring Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs. 

'Bloody Sunday' Survivor Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies at Age 104

Boynton Robinson lived long enough to demonstrate on Selma’s infamous Edmund Pettus Bridge twice—once in 1965 and once in 2015 with President Obama

Part 4—Race Trips: Confederate Lies and Apple Pie

In Part 4 of this Colorlines series, journalists Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer, an interracial couple, continue their trip through the Deep South where they’re confronting sugar-coated Confederate history, their family histories, and the profound weirdness of a polite society plagued by racism. 

John Lewis Recreated Selma March at Comic-Con in Full Costume

Rep. John Lewis returns to Comic-Con in “official outfit” from Selma march and shows the world what a real superhero looks like.

Selma Director Ava DuVernay On Why She Wants To Be Defined As A ‘Black Woman Filmmaker’

Ava DuVernay, whose film “Selma” was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture this year, says she is unequivocally proud to be identified as a “black woman filmmaker”—even as other directors run from the label. 

'Bloody Sunday' Made History, But Did It Change Selma?

A look at the Selma not shown on national TV.

50 Years After 'Bloody Sunday': Remembering the Activists Behind the Scenes

A look at the students and teachers who helped lead the fight for black voting rights in 1965.

Another Academy Voter Speaks: Oscars Can't Be Racist Because Academy Prez is Black

The Hollywood Reporter’s ‘brutally honest Oscar ballot’ series strikes again

Academy Voter Offended by Selma Cast Wearing 'I Can't Breathe' Tees

‘Am I supposed to vote for it just because it has black people in it?’

Ava DuVernay's Passion Project

The filmmaker’s distribution network for black films isn’t making big money–and she’s fine with that.

'Selma' Star David Oyelowo Lined His Suit With MLK Quotes

Fashion meets politics.

Oscars: Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo Snubbed

But ‘Selma’ did earn a nomination for ‘best picture.’

'Selma' Wins Golden Globe for Song 'Glory'

Watch Common and John Legend accept the award from Prince.

Black Business Leaders Offer NYC Students Free Tickets to 'Selma'

The film opens in theaters nationwide today.

Golden Globe Nominee David Oyelowo Compares 'Selma' to Ferguson

The actor spoke about the meaning of this political moment.

'Selma' Earns Its First Big Magazine Cover

It won’t be the last.