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Netflix and Ava DuVernay Sued by Police Interrogation Firm

Netflix and Ava DuVernay Sued by Police Interrogation Firm
The company behind a controversial police interrogation technique filed a federal lawsuit on Monday against Netflix and director Ava DuVernay, cla...

The Exonerated 5 join Ava DuVernay at the Emmys

The Exonerated 5 join Ava DuVernay at the Emmys
Ava DuVernay attended the 71st Emmy Awards ceremony on Sunday alongside the inspirations for her Emmy-nominated work. The director brought the gr...

Exonerated Central Park Five Receive Standing Ovation At 2019 BET Awards

Exonerated Central Park Five Receive Standing Ovation At 2019 BET Awards
The Central Park Five took center stage at the 2019 BET Awards on Sunday.  Host Regina Hall introduced Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santan...

Tributes Flow in as Oprah's Exonerated Five Interview Airs

Tributes Flow in as Oprah's Exonerated Five Interview Airs
Oprah Winfrey sat down for an interview with Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray and Yusef Salaam — the men formerly call...

When They See Us Sparked a Boycott Against Central Park Five Prosecutor Linda Fairstein

When They See Us Sparked a Boycott Against Central Park Five Prosecutor Linda Fairstein
In the first episode of the Netflix mini-series When They See Us, New York prosecutor Linda Fairstein, played by Felicity Huffman, sits in front o...

In ‘When They See Us,’ Ava DuVernay Makes Sure We Really See The Central Park Five

In ‘When They See Us,’ Ava DuVernay Makes Sure We Really See The Central Park Five
Raymond Santana. Kevin Richardson. Antron McCray. Yusef Salaam. Korey Wise. These are the names of men who were boys, ages 14, 15 and 16, when the...

‘When They See Us’ And The Specter Of Donald Trump

‘When They See Us’ And The Specter Of Donald Trump
There’s less than a minute of actual footage of Donald Trump in “When They See Us,” Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix miniseries about the 1989 Central P...

Ava DuVernay Slams Trump For Crime Bill Tweet: ‘Your Violent Rhetoric Fed Tensions’

Ava DuVernay Slams Trump For Crime Bill Tweet: ‘Your Violent Rhetoric Fed Tensions’
Ava DuVernay criticized President Donald Trump on Monday for his “violent rhetoric” surrounding “tough on crime” measures in the ’90s that have dis...

Ava DuVernay Schools Candace Owens For ‘White Nationalist Revisionist Garbage’

Ava DuVernay Schools Candace Owens For ‘White Nationalist Revisionist Garbage’
Director Ava DuVernay offered a history lesson from her own documentary on Tuesday to call out conservative conspiracy theorist Candace Owens for f...

Ava DuVernay, Constance Wu and Jessica Chastain Fight For Hollywood Representation

Ava DuVernay, Constance Wu and Jessica Chastain Fight For Hollywood Representation
Ava DuVernay, Constance Wu and Jessica Chastain reunited to share their stories of fighting for representation and inclusion in the film industry...

Ava DuVernay Releases Teaser For Central Park Five Netflix Series ‘When They See Us’

Ava DuVernay Releases Teaser For Central Park Five Netflix Series ‘When They See Us’
  Ava DuVernay on Friday shared a first look at her new project for Netflix, “When They See Us,” a dramatized series centered on the infamous Cen...

Ava DuVernay Joins Prada as the Co-Chair of Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council

Ava DuVernay Joins Prada as the Co-Chair of Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council
Filmmaker, screenwriter, and activist, Ava DuVernay has always been on the frontlines of the fight against oppression, using films like 13th to ad...