The Ava DuVernay series took home the award during the second night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, ahead of the Primetime Emmys.
After the murder of Mario Woods, Kaepernick was inspired to use his platform for good, planting the seeds for the Know Your Rights campaign.
The OWN anthology series will also star Xosha Roquemore and Alano Miller as a couple whose romance unfolds one day at a time.
Nearly everyone with a Netflix account has seen the heartbreaking series, whose stars earned various nominations.
Reid will play the daughter of Idris Elba’s character.
Essence Festival 2019: Ava DuVernay Wants To Change The Fact That '90% Of Entertainment Is Produced By White Men'
The acclaimed director spoke with ESSENCE's Entertainment Director Cori Murray Friday at Essence Festival.
ESSENCE asked a number of Black celebrities about their usage of the word "auntie" and here's what they said.
Trump recently doubled down on his stance on the then teens, which didn't surprise the award-winning director.
Trump is still unrepentant and unapologetically loud, wrong and racist.
The former prosecutor of the Central Park Five case continues to experience the fallout of the critically acclaimed Netflix series.
Fairstein wrote in a new op-ed that the dramatization of the infamous Central Park Five case also contains “falsehoods.”
The “When They See Us” director said critics shouldn’t only focus on Linda Fairstein. “It’s not about her,” she told Oprah Winfrey.
The former prosecutor has become a bestselling author of the Alexandra Cooper series of mystery novels.
The disgraced author also stepped down from several boards in the wake of the backlash.
The critically-acclaimed director said she prefers being called Ms. DuVernay, sis or queen.
The now-author has had to close down her accounts following the backlash over her involvement of the Central Park Five investigation.
Central Park Five Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Tried To Negotiate Her Involvement In 'When They See Us'
There's also a growing call to boycott Fairstein, who's also the author of mystery books, currently on shelves.
The Cast Of 'When They See Us' And The Exonerated Five Contemplates Freedom For Black Boys In America
"Somewhere in that darkness, we got the message that we had to brighten our own lights," one of the Exonerated Five, Yusef Salaam, shared.
In this op-ed, Senior Entertainment Editor Joi-Marie McKenzie reflects on Ava DuVernay's latest must-see series, premiering on Netflix today.