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  1. Ava DuVernay Passes on Directing 'Black Panther'

    1:47 pm 7/3/2015

    "We just didn't see eye to eye," DuVernay told Essence Magazine. Read more

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  2. Ava DuVernay Supports Bree Newsome in Tweet Alluding to 'Black Panther' Rumors

    10:40 am 6/27/2015

    "I hope I get the call to direct the motion picture about a black superhero I admire," the 'Selma' director wrote about the black female activist who was arrested after she temporarily took down the Confederate flag in front of the South Carolina statehouse.Read more

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  3. 'Selma's Ava DuVernay Among Diverse Academy Board Candidates: Full List Revealed (Exclusive)

    5:52 pm 6/24/2015

    Twenty-seven women (including Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy and Fox's Stacey Snider) and seven minorities are among this year's 67 candidates to head the Oscars organization, which has long faced criticism for being dominated by older white men.Read more

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  4. Nine Dead in Charleston Church Shooting: Hollywood Reacts

    11:21 pm 6/17/2015

    Kerry Washington, Debra Messing and Ava DuVernay were among those offering support and thoughts to those affected by the tragedy.Read more

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  5. Nicole Kidman: "Society Tells Us That We Need to Be Less Smart to Get Further"

    3:43 pm 6/17/2015

    The actress is honored alongside Jill Soloway, Ava DuVernay, Kate Mara and Sue Kroll at Women in Film's annual Crystal + Lucy Awards.Read more

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  6. What Jill Soloway, Teresa Palmer Would Tell Their 15-Year-Old Selves

    2:17 pm 6/17/2015

    We asked a bunch of women to dish out words of wisdom to the teenage version of themselves at Tuesday's Women in Film's Crystal + Lucy Awards. And the answers are pretty great. Read more

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  7. Ava DuVernay, Nicole Kidman Reveal Their Biggest Inspirations: "These Women Weren't Pleasers"

    9:00 am 6/15/2015

    Six industry influencers, set to be honored at Women in Film’s annual Crystal + Lucy Awards on June 16, cite Sherry Lansing, Sissy Spacek and Lena Dunham as female pioneers, while one lavishes praise on her mom.Read more

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  8. Ava DuVernay Confronts Man for Grabbing Her Hair: "DON'T TOUCH Anyone Uninvited"

    2:59 pm 6/14/2015

    The 'Selma' director detailed her ordeal on Twitter, explaining that police were involved.Read more

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  9. Ava DuVernay Accidentally Drinks Liquor for First Time While Honoring 'Birdman' Director

    4:54 pm 6/3/2015

    The 'Birdman' director was presented with an honor as an independent filmmaker. Read more

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  10. Produced By: Tyler Perry Says He's "Not the Person to Ask About Racism" in Hollywood

    11:15 am 5/31/2015

    Perry spoke with Ava DuVernay on the second day of the Producers Guild of America's annual conference on the Paramount lot.Read more

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