Ava Duvernay

Colin Kaepernick is known for using his platform and voice to speak up for others, but with his latest venture, he's giving fans a glimpse of his road to stardom. On Tuesday (Jun 30), Netflix announced the partnership with Colin Kaepernick and Academy Award Nominee and Emmy Award Winner, Ava DuVernay, to produce a limited scripted series focus on Kaepernick’s formative high school years, lending meaningful insight into the acts and experiences that led him to become the activist he is today.

When They See Us director, Ava DuVernay was one of those people with fond memories of the late musician who passed away due to bone cancer on Saturday (May.9).

The company that created the "Reid Technique" interrogation style sued the streamer and director after it was depicted in the limited series.

Ava DuVernay has proven that her deft touch as a director yields positive results, most especially on topics or subjects that are near and dear to the Black community. It has been announced that she will be directing a documentary on the late Nipsey Hussle for Netflix.

Wait, no hugs for Netflix and Ava DuVernay? According to a newly filed lawsuit, not from the company behind the controversial police interrogation technique highlighted in DuVernay’s miniseries on the Central Park jogger case.

Black Twitter can be a volatile place. Today (June 4), the collective, and the stray gentrifier, is debating the usage of the word “Auntie” on these Internets.


Last year it was announced that one of the hottest young directors in the game, Ava DuVernay would be at the helm of DC’s upcoming blockbuster film The New Gods but while news on production has been slim to none she finally took to Twitter to give fans an update on the project.

The Netflix series centered on the lives of the Central Park Five helmed by director Ava Duvernay now has a debut date. Along with the announcement of the debut, the series also has a trailer and new name.

Ava DuVernay has come a long way from her Hip-Hop roots to now becoming world-renowned as an Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated director. DuVernay has just signed a multi-year $100 million dollar deal with Warners Bros TV Group, which will see her developing ideas and programming across multiple genres.

Ava DuVernay has shown her deft directorial touch in films such as Selma and the gripping 13th documentary for Netflix. DuVernay will be bringing another documentary to the streaming service, this time focusing on the life and legacy of the legendary Prince.


As you may be aware the Trump administration has taken steps to make Amerikkka a “Caucasian paradise” by ripping immigrant families apart at the border and sending children to prison camps in an effort to deter future immigrants from thinking of making that trek across the border.

Ava DeVernay and Colin Kaepernick’s favorable tweets about each other might have brought forth a new collaborative project. Both are on board for a sitcom detailing his teenage years.