Ava DuVernay: "We Should Conjure Sisterhood Wherever We Can"

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According to Ava DuVernay, lauded director of Selma and award-winning filmmaker, "It's not about our fancy dresses" at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood ceremony. It's all about sisterhood.

While there are many negative societal influences and other divisive forces standing in the way of success for black women in Hollywood, Ava believes in the importance of standing together to break down those barriers. She says she's a firm believer in the power of sisterhood and its ability to accomplish great things: "I think when black women are together, a sacred space can be conjured."