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Ava DuVernay Opens Up About Being Called “Auntie” And Talks Making “When They See Us” For People Of Color: “I Want To Be Able To Tell Our Story”

Ava DuVernay talks film and auntie

Film director Ava DuVernay sat down with Van Lathan for The Red Pill podcast to discuss her hit new series #WhenTheySeeUs, which she says was made specifically for the Black community. DuVernay’s latest masterpiece, “When They See Us,” is a four-part drama miniseries that details the horrific handling of five …

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Viola Davis Wishes She’d Never Been In “The Help”

Viola Davis recently opened up to The New York Times where she shared her regrets on accepting the role of Aibileen in the 2011 film “The Help.”  “I have passed on a lot of roles. There have been one or two that I regretted for maybe a minute, and then …

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Director Ava DuVernay Starts Hollywood Diversity Initiative

⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The disparities in the number of women and black and brown people in the entertainment industry has always been an issue. But super director, #AvaDuVernay’s new initiative plans to alleviate the problem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ DuVernay has partnered with Los Angeles mayor, #EricGarcetti to create a program that works …

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