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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Ava DuVernay discusses her film, “Selma,” after it was screened at Alice Millar Chapel on Monday night. “Selma,” directed by DuVernay, depicts the 1965 voting rights protests.

‘Selma’ director discusses film’s themes

May 18, 2015

When the director of the film “Selma” visited campus Monday, she told the crowd of more than 700 there is a tendency to emphasize achievements of marginalized communities, which can distract from the...

Actor David Oyelowo plays Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2014 film “Selma.” The film’s director, Ava DuVernay, will speak at Northwestern on May 18 following a screening of the film.

‘Selma’ director to speak at Northwestern

May 11, 2015

Ava DuVernay, the first female African-American director to be nominated for a Golden Globe and for the Academy Award for Best Picture, will give a talk May 18 following a screening of her award-winning...

Kurtz: Post-inauguration, Obama done playing nice

Kurtz: Post-inauguration, Obama done playing nice

January 25, 2013

Presidential inaugurations are the political equivalent of New Year’s Eve in Times Square. Under the watchful eye of law enforcement, you wait in the cold for hours on end at a considerable distance...

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