"Regeneration" examines 73 years of film history, from the silent movie days to the rise of the Blaxploitation era.
A new study by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative found a huge leap in the number of black directors behind the year's biggest films. But its findings elsewhere in Hollywood weren't so rosy.
Ava Duvernay, director of the acclaimed film Selma, brings her talents to TV in Queen Sugar, an original drama series for Oprah's OWN network premiering Sept. 6.
Historian Peniel Joseph says Selma is the first major film about civil rights history that properly honors the contributions of the movement's African-American foot soldiers.