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To everything (turn, turn, turn), there is a season (turn, turn, turn), and a time to every purpose, under heaven remember that classic hit by The Byrds? Well according to Queen Ava DuVernay much like the song, that season turn has came for the OWN network series ‘Queen Sugar’ and it will conclude after the […]

When Ava DuVernay decided to tell the truth and shame the devil with her Netflix docu-series ‘When They See Us’ about the injustice served to teenagers (The Central Park 5) that spent their impressionable years in jail for a crime they didn’t commit. But because Ava DuVernay made a local New York terrible mistake a […]

Some people may be mad at Netflix but the streaming giant is continuing to make noise in the movie industry and it is being reported that Netflix has won the bidding war and picked up the Nipsey Hussle documentary that is being directed by the Queen of truth Ava DuVernay. The Marathon will continue. We […]

Congratulations are in order!!  Ava DuVernay awakened the world with her masterfully done NETFLIX docu-series ‘When They See Us’, the story of 5 young men that were wrongfully convicted for the brutal rape of a Central Park jogger.  The media painted them the Central Park Five but God made them The Exonerated Five.  And for a […]

I’m sure everyone has seen Ava DuVernay’s soul rattling docu-series streaming on Netflix ‘When They See Us’ about the injustice that was served to 5 young men in New York City after being accused of raping and brutally beating a woman in Central Park. The five men where later came to be known as the […]

Worlds collide when Blitz Bazawule is behind the lens. The rapper, who also goes by Blitz The Ambassador has gone for years under the radar as both a musician and filmmaker, creating works that align both with his vision and his personal history. The Burial of Kojo is as personal a project as it may get […]

Netflix says it briefly reconsidered premiering a new commercial featuring 47 of its black creators and talent during the BET Awards Sunday night, because it came two days after the streaming service fired its public relations chief Jonathan Friedland for using the N-word. The streaming service says its new “Strong Black Lead” commercial – promoting a new […]

The 61-year-old director’s newest film hits theaters on August 10.   Spike Lee is back y’all! His newest film BlacKkKlansman, which is based on a true story about a Black police officer infiltrating the KKK in the 1970s, was recently awarded the Grand Prix–second place award–at the Cannes International Film Festival. The first-place prize–Palme d’Or–went to Japanese director Hirozaku Kore-eda’s Shoplifters. […]

A brilliant young woman is giving back.   The much-anticipated fantasy flick “A Wrinkle in Time” is only a few weeks away from its March 9 release date and one teenager wants to make sure young girls like her experience the magic. Taylor Richardson launched a GoFundMe campaign to send 1,000 girls to see the movie and already, she’s […]

The Bordelon family is back and more intense than ever.   The wait is almost over Queen Sugar fans. In a little less than a month, the Bordelon family of the hit OWN network drama series returns—and by the looks of the just-released full trailer, season two is about to be must-see TV! Premiering last […]

Black History Month is officially underway and Netflix has curated a list of documentaries, movies and mini-series that are educational, thought provoking and entertaining, each of which will keep us informed all month long. Check out a few notable movies to watch on Netflix during this Black History Month. 13th Ava DuVernay’s powerful documentary, 13th […]