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This writer takes special delight in observing the uninterrupted upward trajectory of publicist-turned-award-winning movie director Ava DuVernay. DuVernay became the first African American female director to ever have a movie gross more than $100 million. After only 101 days in theaters, A Wrinkle in Time has surpassed the momentous mark that normally certifies a movie…

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Superstar director Ava DuVernay warned her male counterparts at an awards show to not come for her unless she sends for them. The Selma and A Wrinkle in Time director was being honored at the 30th annual Gloria Awards presented by the Ms. Foundation for Women when she sounded the trumpet for her angry enemies…

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Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films announced it has partnered with award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay (Selma, “13th,” “A Wrinkle in Time”) on a first-look deal for television and digital media. The first collaboration is DuVernay’s recently announced limited drama series “Central Park Five” for Netflix from Participant Media, Tribeca Productions and Harpo Films. Additionally, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced it…

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The OWN Network dominated amongst TV contenders this past weekend at the NAACP Image Awards. Not only did “Queen Sugar” win for Best drama series; Ava DuVernay received the Outstanding Writing award for Best Drama Series, as well. The icing on the cake was for the female writer/director to also receive an award for Outstanding…

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This past year proved to be a creative surge for Blacks in TV entertainment. After years of being absent from the conversation at top TV networks, Black-themed TV shows became major hits in 2016. Here are the most impactful Black moments on TV in 2016. Insecure Issa Rae expanded her “Awkward Black Girl” web series…

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