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#ImWithKap Social Media Protest Ignites Super Bowl LIII Boycott  
February 7, 2019
A contingent of celebrities, athletes, fans, and activists boycotted Super Bowl on Sunday, February 3, in support of former NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, who has been blackballed by the league according to multiple reports.   ... read more »
5th Annual AAFCA Special Achievement Awards Luncheon
February 7, 2019
The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) handed out awards to seven outstanding individuals representing the best of the entertainment industry at the organization’s fifth annual AAFCA Special Achievement Awards luncheon at the California Yacht Club in Marina Del Rey. ... read more »
‘VH1 Trailblazer Honors’ Celebrates Director Ava DuVernay
January 28, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — “VH1 Trailblazer Honors” will pay tribute to Academy Award-nominated director Ava DuVernay to kick off Women’s History Month. The 46-year-old’s screenwriter includes the films “Selma,” ″13TH” and “A Wrinkle In Time.” The 2018 fantasy movie made her the highest-grossing female black director in domestic box office history. ... read more »
27th Annual Pan-African Film and Arts Festival To Screen Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace Concert
January 17, 2019
The Pan African Film & Arts Festival announced that it will celebrate its 27th Annual Opening Night with a screening of Aretha Franklin’s cherished Amazing Grace concert documentary at the Directors Guild of America. The festival, which presents an impressive slate of over 170 new Black films from the US and around the world and exhibits more than 100 fine artists and unique craftspeople, starts on Thursday, February 7 through Monday, February 18 at the Cinemark Rave 15 Theatres (3650 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd) and the adjacent Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza    in Los Angeles, California. Aretha Franklin’s spine-tingling and uplifting Amazing Grace, produced by Alan Elliott, was originally directed by Sydney Pollack in 1972 at New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, California. The film, a rare gem in the crown of the late musical genius, has not been seen before now due to technical and rights issues.  ... read more »
Ava DuVernay to Make Prince documentary for Netflix
November 2, 2018
The director on Tuesday confirmed Twitter reports late Monday that she's working on the film. The documentary will be made with extensive use of Prince's archives and will span the artist's entire life. ... read more »
WATCH: Ava Duvernay Gives the Significance of August 28th for Black Folks
August 28, 2018
Ava DuVernay enlightens us about important events that have occurred on August 28. ... read more »
Central Park Crime Drama Unveils Its Leading Men Actors to Portray the Real-Life Teens and Adults at the Center of the Central Park Five Case
August 17, 2018
Netflix’s original narrative series, The Central Park Five, created by  Ava DuVernay, who will write and direct the four episodes follow the miscarriage of justice that engulfed Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise. ... read more »
Lynching Memorial and Museum in Montgomery Open to Public
April 27, 2018
The summit, museum and memorial are projects of the Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery-based legal advocacy group founded by attorney Bryan Stevenson. Stevenson won a MacArthur "genius'' award for his human rights work. ... read more »
Independent School Alliance Continues Raising Youth to Higher Heights 
April 26, 2018
The Impact Awards Gala was attended by the who’s who of Hollywood and raised an impressive amount to continue supporting L.A. youth.  ... read more »
Ava DuVernay to direct DC superhero film ‘The New Gods’
March 29, 2018
Ava DuVernay's ``A Wrinkle in Time'' may have disappointed at the box office, but she's already booked another big-budget project. ... read more »
Ava DuVernay hosts screening of “A Wrinkle in Time” for Compton youth titled, “A Wrinkle in Compton”
March 28, 2018
Magic, adventure, and excitement filled the air at Dollarhide Community Center where over 300 local middle school students arrived to watch a private screening of the new Disney film, “A Wrinkle in Time.” The event titled "A Wrinkle in Compton," was held in the City of Compton and hosted by the city’s very own Mayor Aja Brown and the film’s award-winning director Ava DuVernay. ... read more / watch video »
Ava DuVernay, Tiffany Haddish, Billy Dee Williams, Omari Hardwick, and The Cast of “Martin” Were Honored at The 2018 American Black Film Festival Honors
March 11, 2018
Ava DuVernay, Tiffany Haddish, Billy Dee Williams, Omari Hardwick, and The Cast of “Martin” were Honored at The 2018 American Black Film Festival Honors ... read more »
Behind the Scenes of Disney’s “A Wrinkle In Time”
March 8, 2018
In the midst of the viral Hollywood movement #MeToo, designed to empower women to speak out about sexual violence and harassment, Disney has produced a film adaptation based on the 1962 children’s sci-fi novel, “A Wrinkle in Time.” ... read more »
Disney Film ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Comes to Compton 
March 8, 2018
Magic, adventure, and excitement filled the air last week at Dollarhide Community Center where over 300 local middle school students arrived to watch a private screening of the new Disney film, “A Wrinkle in Time.”  ... read more »
9TH ANNUAL AAFCA AWARDS RED CARPET
February 22, 2018
LA Sentinel host Brittany K. Jackson catches up with celebs at the 9th Annual African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Awards. ... read more / watch video »
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