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Time’s Up showing up for 2018 Oscars with Harvey Weinstein ‘Casting Couch’

Rather than stand out at the 2018 Oscars with a particular dress code or planned speeches, the Time's Up movement has worked with Academy Award producers to be given a moment during the high profile telecast.

Ava DuVernay talks ’13th,’ Race and Donald Trump

If you've not seen the incredible and powerful "13th" documentary, it's a must for everyone, and director Ava DuVernay has been doing the Oscar nomination publicity rounds for her very deserving look at the prison industrial complex.

Top 10 Most Inspiring Celebrities of 2016

This year has given us a lot by way of, well, a lot. A historical election, and controversial situations abound. But that’s the great thing about life. There is always something from which we can glean some inspiration.

Heroes and Zeros: Ava DuVernay vs Tim Burton

This week’s hero is a filmmaker whose works are affecting change in a big way. The zero is another filmmaker who refuses to see the importance of diversity in his movies.

A Miscarriage Of Justice For Tiny Doo & First Amendment Rights

San Diego based rapper Tiny Doo is facing unprecedented and unmerited time in prison (25 years to be exact) over lyrics in his music that “glorifies gangs” and talks about other violent things.

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