The director tweeted a supercut that shows what “nasty” really means.
The scripted limited series “Colin in Black & White” will explore the athlete and activist's formative high school years.
"True story," responded Ava DuVernay after the "Selma" star recounted being accused of "stirring s**t" when cast and crew wore "I Can't Breathe" shirts.
“In Black and brown communities, we’ve always seen ... people promise us the world, then take office and give us nothing,” said Salaam, who was wrongfully imprisoned in the 1989 Central Park jogger case.
The comment by the famed author, who votes in three Oscars categories, spurred backlash, including a tweet from Ava DuVernay.
Director Ava DuVernay thanked the Critics Choice Association for "finally letting us take the stage" in an emotional speech.
The filmmaker tweeted a picture of the two stars at a Golden Globes after-party.
In spite of Netflix's banner year, Ava DuVernay's acclaimed series -- based on the Central Park Five -- was completely shut out.
"Let’s create a new normal," the director tweeted about her upcoming OWN series, which achieved full gender parity.
"I am trying to disrupt systems – systems that we in this country take as gospel," the "When They See Us" director said.