ava duvernay

As if Ava DuVernay wasn’t already #BlackGirlMagic goals, she is now taking her brilliance to the cover of Essence magazine. As the March 2017 cover girl, she is the face of the magazine’s Black Women in Hollywood issue. Naturally she looks gorgeous, but she also gives an in-depth interview on a variety of topics, including […]

Rashaan Salaam, a star football player at the University of Colorado and former Chicago Bears running back, won the Heisman Trophy in 1994.

Say it isn’t so. Two of our favorite shows Queen Sugar and Insecure on HBO have now come to and end. That’s the bad news. The good news is that they are both coming back for second seasons and in the case of Queen Sugar, they are shooting three more episodes for Season 2. And […]

It is with teary eyes that I must remind you that the first season of Queen Sugar is coming to an end. This is only good news if you are just now catching up, or if you haven’t watched at all yet, because that means you can just binge-watch the whole season at your leisure. […]

Even though these episodes of Queen Sugar were likely written last year, the themes are timeless. That’s evident in this tenth episode of the show, “So Far.” The episode covers a lot of ground, but like much of Queen Sugar it does so in moving and nuanced ways. Reporter Nova (Rutina Wesley) is going to […]

With the Obama family exiting the White House, this issue hopes to empower.

 And we’re back. We’re now recapping a show, Queen Sugar, you all seem to like, if you have OWN, which is still and issue. (Note to Oprah: Please give us cable cutters a standalone app option, or for those who still have cable, a less expensive cable tier for your network. Thanks.) So we’re already […]

  Filmmaker Ava Duvernay is best known for work on Selma, Queen Sugar and now the incredible Netflix documentary, 13th. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the success of the documentary, what to expect from her new film A Wrinkle In Time and what’s next for the OWN hit, Queen Sugar. “It’s breaking records, people […]

‘The 13th’ will premiere on Netflix on October 7.   It doesn’t get much busier than Ava DuVernay these days. From tackling TV with the critically acclaimed Queen Sugaron OWN, to directing A Wrinkle in Time for Disney, and now debuting a documentary on Netflix, she is without a doubt one of the most in-demand […]

It doesn’t get much busier than Ava DuVernay these days. From tackling TV with the critically-acclaimed Queen Sugar on OWN, to directing A Wrinkle in Time for Disney and now debuting a documentary on Netflix, she is without a doubt one of the most in-demand women in Hollywood. Perhaps the best thing about her ridiculously […]