Director Ava DuVernay has been in the busy for a long time but the world took notice of her talent with her amazing film 'Selma'. Now she is nominated for an Oscar for her documentary '13th'. March is women's history month so it is only fitting that Essence would make her the cover star. In the issue, the director talks the documentary, diversity and Array, her independent distribution company. To see behind the scenes video and for more details on her beautiful cover, visit Essence.com and pick up a copy on newsstand on February 17th.
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