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Watch the powerful trailer for Ava DuVernay’s ‘When They See Us’

Caleel Harris as Young Anton McCray and Michael K. Williams as Bobby McCray in ‘When They See Us‘ Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The four part limited …

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Ava DuVernay’s ‘Central Park Five’ Crime Drama Unveils Its Leading Men

From left; Chris Chalk, Fredy Miyares and Justin Cunningham Chris Chalk (Gotham) will play Adult Yusef Salaam; Newcomers Freddy Miyares and Justin Cunningham will play Adult Raymond Santana and Adult Kevin Richardson, respectively.  Together, they will star alongside previously announced Jharrel Jerome and Jovan Adepo (Adult Antron McCray) as the adult men in the Central Park Five case.  Jerome will …

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Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar, Ava DuVernay top 2018 BET Awards Winners

The 2018 BET Awards were held last night and Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar and Ava DuVernay came away winners in Female Hip Hop Artist, Album of the Year (“DAMN.”) and Video Director of the Year, respectively. Cardi B also won the Coca Cola Viewers’ Choice Award for “Bodak Yellow,” besting Drake (who won Video of the Year for “God’s Plan”) and …

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2018 Cannes: Ava DuVernay, Kristen Stewart, Denis Villeneuve Among the Jury of the 71st Cannes Film Festival

Award-winning actors, filmmakers and musicians will join jury president for the 71st Cannes Film Festival, among them Ava DuVernay, Kristen Stewart and Denis Villeneuve. They represent seven nationalities and five continents and break female on the gender ratio line 5 to 4. This year’s festival runs May 8-19. The jury for this year’s festival is: Chang Chen – Chinese Actor …

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Get Out, Girls Trip, Marshall Top 49th NAACP Image Awards Nominations

The nominations for the 49th NAACP Image Awards have been announced and in the Motion Picture section Get Out, Girls Trip and Marshall lead the field with five apiece. All three were nominated for Outstanding Motion Picture alongside Detroit and Roman J. Israel, Esq. In Television, Queen Sugar led the way with 6 nominations, followed by Insecure with five. Each …

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