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In a recent cover story with "The Hollywood Reporter," the "Queen Sugar" producers talk inclusion, representation and Black Lives Matter.

Bazodee Anita Ponchouri is set to marry a handsome and wealthy Londoner when she has a fate encounter with local singer, Lee de Leon (Machel Montano). Leon agrees to perform at Anita’s engagement party, but their chemistry is undeniable forcing her to make a decision between her well-off fiance or the music in her heart. […]

President Obama made history on Wednesday by issuing the largest amount of commutations the nation has ever seen in a single day. He commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates, many of whom were behind bars for low-level drug offenses. President Obama used these commutations as an avenue to directly combat lengthy minimum sentences. Some […]

There seems to be no stopping the phenomenon that is Ava DuVernay. Almost daily, there is news about her doing something amazing while continuing to break down the iron-clad barriers of Hollywood. Her latest round of success involves her making history as the newest director of the $100 million movie club. With Ava DuVernay set […]

Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay, Common, David Oyelowo, and more get together for a powerful video series remembering the lives lost in police brutality. The series of autobiographical videos created by black actors and directors highlights what their lives would’ve been had they encountered police brutality at a young age. “[My career wouldn’t] have been possible if, when I […]

"#MyLifeMatters" pays to homage the victims and reminds us what we all lose when our precious lives are cut short.

The anticipation for Ava DuVernay’s and OWN’s Queen Sugar continues to reach a fever pitch and now the complete full-length trailer for the series has arrived and it looks even better than you could imagine. By the looks of it, this will definitely be a show that you will want to add to your fall […]

Ava DuVernay continues to prove why she is one of the busiest women in Hollywood these days, as details of her next project emerge. The filmmaker’s documentary project The 13th is set to be the opening night film of the New York Film Festival. Ava DuVernay apparently loves to spoil her audience and fans because […]

Oprah Winfrey. That's really all that needs to be said about the second day of the 2016 Essence Festival in New Orleans.

The West Coast rapper – best known for his debut album Doggystyle and for smoking weed in public – urged viewers not to support projects in which Black people are mistreated, courtesy of a profanity-laced Instagram video.

Plus, Bomani Jones' 'Caucasian' shirt has Twitter stuck in its feelings, Ava DuVernay to receive Spirit of Independence Award and more news.

Ava Duvernay's remembers her father after passed away earlier this week.