Posts tagged "black actresses"

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Taraji P. Henson Covers Upscale Magazine

Taraji just seems to get badder with age. The 43-year-old actress flaunts her flawless fig on the May cover of Upscale Magazine and chats it up about life…

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Vixen Chat: Kyla Pratt on Maturing, Motherhood, and Managing Hollywood

Kyla Pratt has made the tricky transition from childhood star to business-savvy actress—a rarity in hallowed Hollywood Hills. In addition to starring o…

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‘Gone With the Wind’ to Have Prequel Based on Mammy’s Story

The success of 12 Years a Slave may have inspired a classic story to change directions. The New York Times Reports author Donald McCaig,…

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Lupita Nyong’o and Chimamanda Adichie to Collaborate?

Lupita Nyong'o might be collaborating with author Chimamanda Adichie on a new project. Apparently, the Oscar-winning actress has taken a liking to Adichie's Americanah story.

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Vanessa Williams Discusses Colorism in Hollywood

Does color matter anymore? According to actress Vanessa Williams, it seems this issue will never be put to bed . She recently sat dow…

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Orange is the New Black: On The Run

Photography: Geoff Barrenger  |  Design: Sammie Lin When Piper Kerman entered a low-security Connecticut prison in 2009, she had no idea that millions of…

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Kenan Thompson Feels Black Female Comedians Aren’t Ready For SNL

Saturday Night Live recently kicked off it's 39th season with an all white cast of 6 members, 5 men and 1 woman.

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Viola Davis Says Black Actresses are in ‘Crisis Mode’ [Video]

This weekend, Oprah brings together the black Hollywood elite to talk about what it really means to be an African American woman i…

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Gabrielle Union Delivers Emotional Speech at Essence’s Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

Hollywood's black elite came together for the annual Essence "Black Women in Hollywood" Luncheon weeks ago. Among those honored was Gabrielle…

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7 Underrated Black Actresses Who Deserve More Props

Kimberly Elise is great when it comes to dramatic acting but that seems to be the only type of role that she gets.

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Naturi Naughton on Her ‘Lottery Ticket’ Love Scene with Bow Wow and Dream Role

Naturi Naughton has been setting the acting bar high for herself these days; the young starlet's film credits may be short thus far, but her output…

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10 Black Actresses That Deserve More Roles

Since making her breakout alongside T.I. in the 2006 flick, ATL, Lil Wayne's baby mama has made appearances in This Christmas, I Love You, Beth…