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Thandie Newton on Being Left Out of #TimesUp Movement Due to Lack of Fame

by Christina Santi   Apr 23, 2018

#TimesUp has taken the Hollywood industry by storm within the last few months. Women have been very vocal since the Weinstein scandal about the... Read More

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Zendaya is Over Being ‘Hollywood’s Acceptable Version of a Black Girl’

by Christina Santi   Apr 23, 2018

Zendaya spoke at the Beautycon Festival in New York on Sunday (Apr 22) and discussed using her platform as a Black girl in Hollywood.... Read More

Zoe Saldana Discusses Hollywood’s Treatment of Women of Color

Zoe Saldana Discusses Hollywood’s Treatment of Women of Color

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 06, 2018

Afro-Latina actress Zoe Saldana has never been one to mince words, continuing to speak her mind in a recent interview where she got real... Read More

John Boyega

EXCLUSIVE: John Boyega’s Thoughts on the Importance of Black Women in Hollywood

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 07, 2018

John Boyega is a proud supporter of women, both in front of and behind the camera. And though many men in Hollywood have remained... Read More

Denzel Washington Gives Perspective on Colorism in Hollywood

Denzel Washington Gives Perspective on Colorism in Hollywood

by LaToya Cross   Dec 28, 2016

Denzel Washington, who has been busy promoting the film Fences, never descends your presence without leaving a bit of information that will have your... Read More

Power 100

EBONY Power 100: Black Greatness, History and Progress Take Center Stage

by LaToya Cross   Dec 02, 2016

Another year celebrating Black excellence and the magic that resides in melanin Read More

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What’s Killing Kanye West?

by S. Tia Brown, LMSW   Nov 22, 2016

It seems the world is getting a show it didn’t pay for and it’s at the expense of Kanye West. Kanye and I have... Read More

Russell Simmons Talks Shaking up Hollywood with All Def Digital

Russell Simmons Talks Shaking up Hollywood with All Def Digital

by Najja Parker   Nov 08, 2016

Busy doesn’t quite fit the description for Russell Simmons’ calendar. Here’s why:  The media mogul is preparing for the premieres of two comedy roasts... Read More

Fast Forward

[Watch] Distributors Talk Diversity in Hollywood

by Kyra Kyles   Aug 27, 2016

Let us get this straight.  It is 2016 and folks are mad that Spider Man’s bae Mary Jane will be portrayed by the beautiful... Read More

Will More Black Celebrities Speak Up About Racism Now?<br />

Will More Black Celebrities Speak Up About Racism Now?

by Shanita Hubbard   Aug 12, 2016

“But freedom is somehow always conditional here. You’re free, they keep telling us. But she would have been alive if she hadn’t acted so... Read More