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  1. Ava DuVernay Praises 'Straight Outta Compton': F. Gary Gray "Captured the Plight of the Black Artist"

    6:18 am 8/17/2015

    The 'Selma' helmer extensively recounted on Twitter what it was like to watch her pivotal Los Angeles memories as captured in the N.W.A. biopic.Read more

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  2. Samuel DuBose Shooting: Hollywood Reacts

    12:50 pm 7/29/2015

    Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay and fellow members of Hollywood shared their reactions on social media.Read more

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  3. Nicki Minaj, Ava DuVernay React to Footage of Sandra Bland's Arrest: "It's the Most Disturbing Thing"

    11:12 am 7/23/2015

    "I edit footage for a living. But anyone can see that this official video has been cut," DuVernay tweeted on Tuesday.Read more

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  4. Ava DuVernay's Advice on Hollywood: "Follow the White Guys, They've Got This Thing Wired"

    1:33 pm 7/18/2015

    "Too often, we live within their games, so why would you not study what works? Take away the bad stuff — because there's a lot — and use the savvy interesting stuff and figure out how they can apply."Read more

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. '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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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