The magazine is honoring the man who started the "Take a Knee" movement for being a "powerful symbol of activism and resistance."
The final article in the series offers some closely guarded data about audience gender breakdowns, and insights from filmmakers Mira Nair (shown left), Ava DuVernay (shown right), Nancy Meyers and Stacy Title.
The 2016 documentary has given a voice to African-Americans, who now have more tools to fight for truth and justice.
Even when off the set, the director of "13th" and "Selma" regularly addresses issues of political injustice.
Directors Ava DuVernay and Nate Parker make searingly urgent cases that America’s legacy of slavery and systemic racism is not at all just a relic of the past.
The 2015 Academy Award nominations are now official, and for those willing to entertain this brand of Hollywood pageantry as a passably noteworthy indicator of sociocultural whatever, here's the lineup for this year's Oscars .