Harlem Fave Common Speaks On The Film, “13th” (Full Video)

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” Continue Reading →

OWN Announces New Drama Series From Academy Award-Winning “Moonlight”

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today a new one-hour drama series from Tarell Alvin McCraney, co-writer and executive producer of the Academy Award-winning Best Picture “Moonlight.” Continue Reading →

Common Talks Ava DuVernay, 13th Amendment And More At Build

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” Continue Reading →

Tony-Nominee Harlem’s Liesl Tommy To Direct Episode Of Queen Sugar

It was announced today that Tony-nominated director Liesl Tommy (ECLIPSED) has joined the directing team of Oprah Winfrey and Ava Duvernay‘s groundbreaking OWN TV series Queen Sugar. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Ava DuVernay Expands Creative Partnership With Oprah’s OWN

Oprah Winfrey‘s Harpo Films announced today it has partnered with award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“13th,” “A Wrinkle in Time”) on a first-look deal for television and digital media. Continue Reading →

FX Networks Previewed New Drama Series “Snowfall” At Essence Festival 2017

FX Networks previewed their new drama series “Snowfall” for an intimate group of press and influencers on Saturday. Co-creator John Singleton made brief remarks; Q93 radio host Wild Wayne intro’d the screening. Continue Reading →

ImageNation Hot Pick: “The 13th,” Directed by Ava DuVernay

The 13TH is a great Hot Pick from Harlem’s ImageNation, the title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary 13TH refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. Continue Reading →

OWN Unveils Season Two Trailer Of Acclaimed Drama Series ‘Queen Sugar’ (Video)


OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network debuted today the season two trailer for its acclaimed original drama series “Queen Sugar” from Warner Horizon Scripted Television,
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HW Pick: Bridges To Cross The Divide

By Donna Walker-Kuhne

In the fall of 2016, I was invited by the United States Embassy in Moscow to participate in a week-long Forum for Cultural Engagement. Continue Reading →

Free Screening Of The Critically Acclaimed Documentary 13th By Ava DuVernay

Grab the popcorn, sit back, and open your mind with the Cannabis Cultural Association (CCA) as we continue our Social Justice event series with Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) and New York University Students For Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) with a FREE screening of 13th, the documentary directed by Ava DuVernay. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alicia Keys, Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar And Others As 48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees

tvone naacp awardsThe nominees for the 48th NAACP Image Awards including Harlemites Alicia Keys, Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and others were announced today with ABC and HBO leading the nominations in the television categories with 23 nominations and 14 nominations, respectively. Continue Reading →

OWN’s “Queen Sugar” Cast At NYC Press Conference

sugar21On Monday, November 7th, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network hosted an exclusive screening at the Discovery offices in New York City to promote it’s hit series “Queen Sugar,” – the network’s new original drama series from award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay and executive producer Oprah Winfrey. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: AOL Build Interview With ‘Selma’s’ And ‘Queen Sugars’ Omar Dorsey

omar-dorseyAfter working with director Ava DuVernay on the hit “Selma,” Omar Dorsey is collaborating again with the famed director and another big name, Oprah Winfrey. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Premiere Of OWN’s “Queen Sugar” With Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay

gueeny1On Monday, August 29th, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network hosted an exclusive screening at the Warner Bros. Studio Lot’s Steven J. Ross Theater to celebrate the premiere of “Queen Sugar,” the network’s highly anticipated new original drama series from award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay and executive producer Oprah Winfrey.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Ava Duvernay Will Be First African American Woman to Helm $100 Million Film

own2Yesterday a list of CA tax credits was announced. On that list was Disney’s Ava Duvernay-helmed film “A Wrinkle in Time.” Continue Reading →