"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 several recent sci-fi/fantasy films, Black women and girls are at the forefront as they try to defeat otherworldly obstacles.
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The film hits theaters March 9.
He tells HuffPost he's on a mission to eradicate human trafficking on the continent and around the world.
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