Ava Duvernay for March Cover Girl

AVA ON “HER CHILDREN”: “I want to do what I want to do for as long as I want to do it. I don’t have children. These films are my children. So this is what I will leave. I’m going to give them all the love and nurturing I can and send them out into the world to do what they’re gonna do…”

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Essence ‘Black Women in Music’ Celebrates Four-Time GRAMMY® Winner Erykah Badu

Established in 2010, ESSENCE ‘Black Women in Music’ has heralded the accomplishments of both emerging and established artists and influencers during GRAMMY week. Previous celebrants include GRAMMY Award winners Jill ScottMary J. BligeKelly Rowland and Janelle Monáe, GRAMMY Award nominees Solange and Andra Day, as well as music industry veteran Sylvia Rhone and singer/songwriters Lianne La Havas and Emeli Sandé.

 

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Hidden Figures in Theaters Jan.6th. Taraji, Octavia and Janelle talk Sisterhood

Taraji P. Henson on the significance of sharing this story: “When I was growing up, people told me out of their mouths math and science are for boys. I was told that over and over. Like, no one showed me how to fall in love with numbers. If I had a teacher like Mrs. Johnson, who knows, I might be on the moon...”

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