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Ava DuVernay Graces The March Cover Of Essence Magazine

Ava DuVernay continues to wow us with her powerful body of work and she’s proud of everything she has created. The fab directress is featured on the cover of ESSENCE’s March “Black Women In Hollywood” issue. Go inside for a few insightful quotes she dropped about being a female director and more.

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DSC_8630I got the chance to meet Oprah Winfrey at the Queen Sugar Private reception that celebrates the newest edition to the OWN’s dramatic television series produced by super director Ava DuVernay.

DSC_8734The private reception was held at New Orleans’ posh Legacy Kitchen. The reception was truly star-studded because the entire cast of “Queen Sugar”, some of our favorite star,s and industry’s most influential media professionals and socialites around.

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The ninth annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon powered by Essence Magazine was a huge hit. The event was quoted as a sacred place for black women to get together and celebrate one another’s greatness.

I love the beauty of powerful, affluent, talented, and DOPE women. Check out some of my favorite images that the ladies shared via social media on yesterday after the break. READ MORE

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Quincy Brown and Karrueche Tran are spreading good cheer and putting smiles on a few kids’ faces in Haiti. Peep their do-gooder flicks and get the deets on Ava DuVernay and Ryan Coogler’s Flint benefit event on Oscar night andKerry Washington endorsing presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton inside….

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DSC_7975Over the weekend I had the opportunity to support one of my mentors, frat brothers, homies, and friend the iconic Ambassador Andrew Young for his big 83th birthday party and Inaugural Andrew J. Young International Leadership Awards 2015 celebrating people doing great things in the community.

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Director Ava Duvernay alongside Paramount Pictures will release the “Selma” movie for free in Selma Alabama. The historical movie that recounts the moving story that changed history and lives took place in Selma Alabama and it seems fitting that the good people of Selma get to experience this beautiful film for free.

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