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Source: Heather Kennedy/Getty Images / Getty Selma director Ava DuVernay delivered a keynote speech at the 2015 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival, where she discussed her Oscar…

Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo brought Black excellence of the red carpet of the Berlinale Festival and Ireland, proving Black films can do well overseas.…

One of the Civil Rights Movement‘s most notable figures has come forward blasting recent claims that then-President Lyndon B. Johnson spearheaded the idea behind the…

A little over a week ago, the Oscar nominations created quite the buzz. Many people were up in arms regarding the fact that there wasn’t…

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,…

In 1965 the world watched as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lead marches on a relentless campaign for voting rights in Selma, Ala. In 2015,…

Monday, MTV is turning off the color and broadcasting in black and white. The network will air a 12-hour block of programming without color, kicking…

  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…

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…

Thanks to the generosity of several important people in the entertainment industry, over 27,000 students in New York City will be able to screen Selma…

“NewsOne Now” host Roland Martin sat down with actor/rapper Common who portrays Civil Rights activist James Bevel in the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic “Selma.”…