selma

On this day in 1990, the city of Selma, Ala. once again became the epicenter of racial tensions after a city-wide school boycott. Students were angered at the firing of the city’s first Black school superintendent, Dr. Norwand Rousell, who lost his job after dismantling what he felt was a discriminatory policy. In 1987, Dr. […]

Ava DuVernay is about to break the internet with her stunning cover of Elle Magazine. The publication recognized her as one of the “most important directors of her generation.” Inside the publication, the Golden Globe nominee talks about her upcoming documentary, Venus vs. Venus which chronicles the rise of fellow Compton native, Venus Williams. Beyond […]

Roland Martin caught up with director Ava DuVernay during the Color Of Change’s 10th Anniversary Gala. During their chat, DuVernay discussed the relaunch of The…

NewsOne’s Top 5 takes a quick look at the trending stories you’re talking about: UPDATED: Virginia News Reporter, Cameraman Murdered During Live Interview, Suspected Gunman Dead…

Demonstrators protest racial injustice for 40 days from Selma to Washington D.C.

Ava DuVernay is on her way to making history once again. According to The Wrap, the Selma director is the number one choice to direct…

That “Selma” reign just won’t let up! In celebration of the DVD release of Ava DuVernay’s inspirational and Academy Award-winning epic film “Selma,” Paramount Home…

Ever since she stepped into the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama has emerged as a fashion icon. Although she’s surrounded by stylish celebrities at star-studded…

About 20 members of the Ku Klux Klan arrived in downtown Montgomery, Alabama Wednesday to meet demonstrators commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic Selma…

Source: Heather Kennedy/Getty Images / Getty Selma director Ava DuVernay delivered a keynote speech at the 2015 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival, where she discussed her Oscar…

Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” was in Selma, AL for the Selma 50th Anniversary Jubilee commemoration. While on location, Martin recorded a special commentary questioning if Generation…

John Rankin squinted and looked toward the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. The memories from an awful day 50 years ago gathered in his…