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Ava DuVernay

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Uptown Love For Korey

One of my favorite things to do after work these days is go on IG and see how many people have run into Korey on the streets of Harlem. Folks post dozens of pics daily. I asked him this…

Netflix Love: When They See Us

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) When They See Us, the latest project from the paradigm shifting director Ava DuVernay, is difficult to watch. In fact, in the first few minutes of watching the searing series you will feel the white-hot…

GQ Magazine Names Colin Kaepernick ‘Citizen of the Year’

Super big shout out to GQ for taking a brave stance and naming Colin Kaepernick ‘Citizen of the Year’. The excellent cover story properly places Kaepernick’s activism in the context of such icons as Muhammad Ali and Jackie Robinson.…

12/08/16: 13th Film Screening @ Shabazz Center

You NEED to see this film. In fact, now that we are on the precipice of the Trump Era, this movie is more important than ever. Directed by celebrated filmmaker Ava Duvernay, 13th takes an unflinching look at mass…