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Chloe x Halle Release “Warrior” Visual From ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Soundtrack

From Black History Month straight into Women’s History Month, Black women are adding incredible glory to 2018’s history books and Ava DuVernay‘s Disney film A Wrinkle in Time has much to do with it. The film’s soundtrack is already confirmed to include music from an array of hitmakers in addition to the previously released, ethereal…

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Audio: Sade, “Flower of The Universe” (Prod. by No I.D.)

What a time? Elusive Soul legend Sade’s first musical release in seven years arrives today and, not that we ever thought she did but, she definitely hasn’t lost it. The No I.D.-produced “Flower of the Universe” is a slow burning number that rings true to the purity of the singer’s sonic essence with marching percussions…

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Sade has New Music on the Way for Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Soundtrack

Round of applause for Black girl magic which has not only bought us a ton of joy in every way, but doubly so by bringing one of our greats out of retirement. At the request of none other than the illustrious Miss Ava DuVernay, Soul legend Sade will break her hiatus with a new song…

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ICYMI: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Cast Covers TIME Magazine

Honestly, what a time?! As fellow book lovers we understand how hard it is waiting for Ava DuVernay and Disney‘s live action A Wrinkle in Time film to make its theater debut, but we’ve got something really amazing to celebrate in the meantime. There are four phenomenal women gracing the cover of Time Magazine’s latest…

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Julie Dash to Direct Mid-season Premiere of OWN’s Queen Sugar

UPDATE: Ms. Julie Dash has confirmed a “NOLA location salute” to our own Solange Knowles in the October 3rd episode! Collaborative Black Girl Magic is our favorite and since the literal dream team we never knew we needed is now a thing, we’re overjoyed. Queen Sugar, the Oprah Winfrey Network hit series developed by Ava…

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Ava DuVernay to Develop TV Series Adaption of Octavia Butler’s ‘Dawn’

The only thing better than news of an Ava DuVernay-developed TV series adaption of literary legend Octavia Butler’s Dawn, is news of an Ava DuVernay-developed TV series adaption of literary legend Octavia Butler’s Dawn on Book Lovers Day. Dawn is the first book of what is arguably the best Sci-fi trilogy ever and DuVernay is…

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Ava DuVernay, Issa Rae, Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o’s Social Media-Inspired Film is in the Works

Yes, it is happening! The clever movie that a Tumblr user dreamt up of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o playing genius scammers is coming to Netflix. Once Lupita tweeted at Rihanna that she was down, Twitter users called upon Issa Rae and Ava DuVernay to bring the project to life. We can hardly believe it, but…

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Watch The Trailer For Ava DuVernay’s Netflix Documentary ‘The 13th’

Ava DuVernay continues on her quest to make Black Lives Matter with her latest endeavor, The 13th. The project is a new documentary about the history of the 13th Amendment. Although the amendment was put in place to ban slavery and involuntary servitude, the film will delve into the the interpretation of such a law and how…

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Ava DuVernay, Ryan Coogler, and More Join Blackout For Human Rights To Pay Homage to Victims of Police Brutality

In a series of autobiographical videos, a handful of our brilliant stars pay homage to the men, women and children who’ve lost their lives due to police brutality. Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo, Mara Brock Akil, and Common are only a few of the black actors and directors who highlight their lifetime accomplishments, and all…

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Check Out The Official Trailer for The Highly Anticipated ‘Queen Sugar’

A new trailer for the highly anticipated Queen Sugar has been released, and we can hardly wait for it’s premiere. Since we first mentioned the Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey production, the buzz surrounding the project has only grown and for great reason. It was only a matter of time before this dynamic duo paired…

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Ava DuVernay Makes History With ‘The 13th’ Documentary

The extraordinary Ava DuVernay is making history once again as her latest work, The 13th, will be the first non-fiction film to open the New York Film Festival. A documentary titled with an allusion to the 13th Amendment, calls attention to the negative impact of racial inequality within the U.S. justice system. DuVernay, who has…

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Ava DuVernay Is Bringing New Series ‘Queen Sugar’ To OWN Network

The NBA Finals are over, and by now you’ve probably finished binge watching Netflix series Orange Is The New Black. But visionary filmmaker Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey arrived right on time with a trailer for Queen Sugar to glue us back to our televisions. Based on the self-titled novel by Natalie Baszile, the upcoming series trails the Bordelon sisters…

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