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Media Bits and Bytes - June 18, 2019

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Byron Allen v. Comcast goes to SCOTUS; Rightist Media Power; T-Mobile-Sprint Merger; Tech Economy Brings Inequality; Media Workers Unionize; "When They See Us"; Readers Call Out NYT Warmongering

Friday Nite Videos | June 7, 2019

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Open Carrying While White vs. Open Carrying While Black. Dr John's Best Version of "Such a Night" Piano Blues. AOC Grills Military Contractor. Indian Election Update | Hasan Minhaj. Ava DuVernay - Revisiting the Central Park Jogger Case.

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Ava DuVernay Cautions Against Premature Victory Lap for Hollywood’s Diversity Gains

Rebecca Sun Hollywood Reporter
Ava DuVernay As Ava DuVernay prepares to release Disney’s eagerly anticipated A Wrinkle in Time adaptation, which has put her in the history books as the first woman of color to direct a film with a $100 million-plus budget, she cautions against thinking that Hollywood has finally solved its diversity problems.

13th | Documentary

Ava DuVernay’s galvanizing documentary of the13th Amendment to the Constitution, which abolished slavery. A potent mixture of archival footage and testimony from activists, politicians, historians, and formerly incarcerated women and men.

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