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Ava DuVernay: 'I Had No Idea a Black Woman Could Be a Director'

The Oscar nominee for Selma and 13th thought that door wasn’t open for her, and now makes sure to keep it open for the next generation of female directors

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Ava DuVernay Opens Up About George Floyd's 'Shocking' Death: '[It] Brought Me to My Knees'

During Monday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the director also announced the launch of her new initiative: The Law Enforcement Accountability Project, or LEAP, which will commission projects — film, theater, dance, music and more — which explore police violence and abuse.