Missouri Governor Halts Execution of Marcellus Williams After DNA Evidence Raises Questions About Guilt


By Sharee Silerio

If we didn’t know before, Ava DuVernay’s documentary film “13th” laid it all out for the world to see. The United States justice system is anything but fair, and has become a new form of slavery.

Countless men and women around the nation have gone to prison and/or died for crimes they didn’t commit.

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Ava DuVernay Tells The Story of 'Central Park Five' In New Netflix Documentary


Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

You know you didn't do anything, but they don't believe you. Hot lights beam down on you, and they tell you that your friends have already given you up. They say you can go home...if you just tell them what they want to hear.

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Lupita Nyong’o and Rihanna will Co-star in Twitter-Inspired Film by Ava Duvernay and Issa Rae


By Sharee Silerio

We’re all aware of social media’s power and influence. It’s news. It’s commentary. It’s social change. It’s comedy. It’s movement-building. It’s error-correcting. It can be anything we want it to be.

Last month, #BlackTwitter demonstrated its power to make things happen with two tweets.

Twitter user @blaquepink shared this bomb photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o from 2014, which went viral.

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Take A First Look At Season 2 Of 'Queen Sugar'


By Sharee Silerio

Fans yearning to satisfy their #GimmeSugar cravings don’t have too much longer to wait because season two of Queen Sugar is near!

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Ava DuVernay Has Been Named One Of The ‘World’s Greatest Leaders’


By Sharee Silerio

Ava DuVernay, an award-winning screenwriter, producer, director and distributor of independent films, has been named on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Greatest Leaders” list.

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