Oprah Makes Shows for Black Women and Finally Finds Success With OWN

OWN Soars After Targeting More Shows to Black Women

by #teamEBONY

Just this week OWN, the cable network founded by talk show icon Oprah Winfrey, announced the renewal of three of its top reality… Read More

Why We Need a Gay ‘Good Times’<br />

Why We Need a Gay ‘Good Times’

by Michael Arceneaux

A few facts, ladies and gents: fish don’t fry in the kitchen, beans don’t burn on the grill, and gays… Read More

Lorraine Hansberry, Nina Simone, and Issa Rae

Issa Rae to Play Nina Simone in Lorraine Hansberry Biopic

by Huffington Post

Up-and-coming filmmaker and actress, Issa Rae has been tapped to portray Nina Simone in the forthcoming "unconventional biopic"… Read More

Jaden Martin

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Jaden Martin is only 12 and he’s already acting alongside Hollywood heavyweights. After Earth opened Friday, a father-son… Read More

That Richard Pryor’s Crazy!

That Richard Pryor’s Crazy!

by Michael A. Gonzales

As viewers will witness on the Showtime documentary Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic, premiering tomorrow, the wild man from… Read More

Kimberly Elise Sets It Off on ‘Hit the Floor’<br />

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by Kelley L. Carter

This time around, Kimberly Elise wants to make you laugh. And emote. And maybe—if you’re so inclined—she’ll… Read More

Flygirl in the Buttermilk:<br />
Teyonah Parris of ‘Mad Men’<br />

Flygirl in the Buttermilk:
Teyonah Parris of ‘Mad Men’

by Hillary Crosley

Many critics and fans agree that Mad Men is one of the best shows on TV, but the series lacks one thing: diversity. That… Read More

Zoe Saldana Boldly Goes [INTERVIEW]

Zoe Saldana Boldly Goes [INTERVIEW]

by Kelley L. Carter

Zoe Saldana is a please-and-thank-you kind of woman. Not that anyone else of her caliber is the opposite, it’s just… Read More

Black Karaoke Couple Authentic?<br />

Black Karaoke Couple Authentic?

by Kelley L. Carter

Let’s cut straight to the chase here: Will and Monifa Sims (the couple who you fell in love with last week for their impromptu… Read More

Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson Crashes Hollywood in ‘Peeples’

by Kelley L. Carter

Craig Robinson is ready to take the lead. The funnyman actor (he hails from Chicago) has long played the easy-going, dry-witted… Read More

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