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"Marley Mag's" first issue includes interviews with Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay and famed ballerina Misty Copeland.

  9/6/16- Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Ava Duvernay to talk about her new television show Queen Sugar, the story of three siblings who inherit their father’s Sugar Cane farm in New Orleans. “Its like a 13 hour movie because you have thirteen episodes in thirteen weeks. It was fantastic. It was like exercising […]

In a recent cover story with "The Hollywood Reporter," the "Queen Sugar" producers talk inclusion, representation and Black Lives Matter.

President Obama made history on Wednesday by issuing the largest amount of commutations the nation has ever seen in a single day. He commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates, many of whom were behind bars for low-level drug offenses. President Obama used these commutations as an avenue to directly combat lengthy minimum sentences. Some […]

There seems to be no stopping the phenomenon that is Ava DuVernay. Almost daily, there is news about her doing something amazing while continuing to break down the iron-clad barriers of Hollywood. Her latest round of success involves her making history as the newest director of the $100 million movie club. With Ava DuVernay set […]

"#MyLifeMatters" pays to homage the victims and reminds us what we all lose when our precious lives are cut short.

Ava DuVernay continues to prove why she is one of the busiest women in Hollywood these days, as details of her next project emerge. The filmmaker’s documentary project The 13th is set to be the opening night film of the New York Film Festival. Ava DuVernay apparently loves to spoil her audience and fans because […]

Oprah Winfrey. That's really all that needs to be said about the second day of the 2016 Essence Festival in New Orleans.