Ava DuVernay Needs No Permission

During a discussion with rapper Q-Tip at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, Ava DuVernay stated, “The mission of all my work, truly, is to magnify the magnificence of Black people.”  This mission shines through DuVernay’s work, from documentaries, to television and feature film. On the OWN series, Queen Sugar, created by DuVernay, and adapted from…