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Selma breakout star David Oyelowo isn’t holding back when discussing Hollywood recognizing black actors and their performances during Oscar season. Oyelowo appeared at the Santa Barbara International Film…

Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer doesn’t get the uproar many are feeling surrounding Selma director Ana DuVernay being overlooked for a Best Director Academy-Award nomination and David…

Anthony Mackie has the answer to why, Selma director Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo were both overlooked for Oscar nominations: People are tired of discussing race! No seriously,…

As the nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the work and efforts of the global icon are back at the cultural forefront in a big…

  Oprah Winfrey, along with Selma director Ava DuVernay , David Oyelowo  and Common will all participate in a march in Selma, Alabama to pay tribute to the…

Predictably, after the swift and cutting backlash from the blinding whiteness of this year’s Oscar nominations – from the front lines of Twitter (see: #OscarsSoWhite) to…

Spike Lee and Rev. Al Sharpton are not holding back on Selma director Ava DuVernay and the film’s lead actor David Oyelowo being shut out…

Cartoonist and illustrator Barry Blitt is best known for his work with The New Yorker, and his latest cover for the magazine depicts Rev. Martin Luther…

A chorus of support rang out on social media Thursday in support of Ava DuVernay, whose moving Martin Luther King Jr. biopic “Selma” received an…

The nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards are in and the Academy didn’t show much love the Ava DuVernay directed film, “Selma.” The civil…

  After being honored at the Golden Globe Awards, Common and John Legend give their very powerful song “Glory” the proper visual treatment.   ‘Selma‘…

  Two years ago, I had the opportunity to meet with Congressman John Lewis in his Capitol Hill office. I listened intently as he recounted…