"If anyone spots her, just know you’re looking at the best mommie this girl could have," the director wrote on Twitter.
The president once took out full-page ads calling for the execution of five teens who were later exonerated in the notorious 1989 rape case.
Elizabeth Lederer's resignation comes after students demanded she leave for her role in wrongfully convicting five black and Latino boys in the 1989 Central Park jogger case.
Ava DuVernay responded to the former prosecutor's op-ed, tweeting, "Expected and typical. Onward..."
While the falsely accused men were honored this week, a publisher dropped one of the prosecutors from the botched case.
The former prosecutor has faced renewed backlash after the release of Ava DuVernay's stunning Netflix limited series, "When They See Us."
People are calling on retailers to pull books by the prosecutor-turned-author for her role in the infamous case.
Ava DuVernay's Netflix miniseries about the Central Park Five is a timely reflection of the nature of racial narratives.