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Ava DuVernay To Receive Melvin Van Peebles Trailblazer Award

Ava DuVernay is set to receive the Melvin Van Peebles Trailblazer award at Critics’ Choice Associations’ Celebration of Black Cinema and TV. Mario Van Peebles will present the award to the actress.  She has earned the honor because she is an award-winning writer, director, producer, and film distributor. The event, which Niecy Nash will host,… Read more »

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Tyler Perry, Ava DuVernay, Lizzo Nominated for 2020 NAACP Image Awards

  The nominees for the 2020 NAACP Image Awards have been announced.  Entertainer of the Year nominations include Angela Bassett, Tyler Perry, Regina King and Billy Porter.  Other nominees include Sterling K. Brown, Beyonce, Blue Ivy and yes…Meghan McCain.  Netflix leads the pack in the TV category with When They See Us receiving nine nominations and Dolemite Is… Read more »

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Ava DuVernay Land First Directors Guild Nomination

Yay for Ava DuVernay! Ava DuVernay is getting more recognition for her work. She sure deserves it. Miss Ava has scored her first Directors Guild Nomination. She received the nomination for ‘When They See Us.’ You know…It’s the controversial series regarding the Central Park Five is on Netflix. How do you view the Central Park… Read more »

‘When They See Us’ Most Watched Show In U.S. Since Premiere

“When They See Us” Most Watched Show in U.S. Netflix says that “When They See Us” has been the most-watched show in the U.S. since its premiere on the streaming service.  The Ava DuVernay adaption of the story of five black teens wrongfully convicted of rape in New York premiered on Netflix May 31.  Netflix… Read more »

Ava DuVernay Joins Super Bowl Boycott

Ava DuVernay joins many others in a boycott of the Super Bowl today; the move is being made in support of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. In a Sunday morning tweet: “I will not be a spectator, viewer or supporter of the #SuperBowl today in protest of the @NFL’s racist treatment of @Kaepernick7 and its… Read more »