Hollywood can be fickle and so unkind especially for black actresses. Tonight at 10pm On TV One, “Hollywood Divas,” goes behind the scenes revealing how ugly tinsel town can be. Hollywood Divas stars, Countess Vaughn, Golden Brooks, Elise Neal, Lisa Wu and Paula Jai Parker. Actress Paula Jai Parker, opens up about what it takes […]

Kerry talks about the upcoming season of “Scandal” and she gives Jimmy the script of the first episode. Season 4 of ‘Scandal’ hits ABC on September 25th! SEE ALSOShonda Rhimes rocks on Thursday Nights

We’ve lost another treasure, the award winning actress Ruby Dee, 91 passed away this morning at her home in Rochelle, New York with her family by her side. Her career spanned over seven decades in film, television, stage, and civil rights. Born, Ruby Ann Wallace in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1922, she took on the surname […]

Dr. Maya Angelou is best known for her literary work, but did you know she also left a small-screen legacy. Check out her legacy from ‘Roots’ to ‘Sesame Street.’ Angelou appeared in the Roots, which aired in 1977. In 1977, Angelou performed on NBC’s The Richard Pryor Special? In this sketch, she (Maya Angelou) expresses […]

Dr. Maya Angelou, poet and essayist was one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time will be missed. Dr. Angelou was found dead this morning in her Winston-Salem home. She was a writer, an actress, director, playwright, composer, singer, dancer and activist. I have only one regret, I did not take advantage […]

While Toni Braxton may appear to be living a fairy tale life, hers is in fact a tumultuous story: a tale of personal triumph after a public unraveling. In her heartfelt memoir, UNBREAK MY HEART (in bookstores now), the six-time Grammy Award-winning singer and star of WEtv’s hit reality series Braxton Family Values is unapologetically […]

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Best known for her charm and undeniably witty humor, Taraji P. Henson has been a consistent face in Hollywood for over 20 years. She attended…

Monique is headed back to the big screen, she co-stars with Isaiah Washington in “Blackbird.” The award winning actors, play the parents of a teen aged choir singer whose struggling with his sexuality, his religion and troubled home. Check out the movie trailer.

Tatyana Ali made her late night musical debut with her latest single “Wait For It.” The former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star has released a new EP, “Hello.” Check out the song. Is it Hot or Not?

When I talked with Jennifer in November of last year, she was so excited about releasing a new album in 2014. Check out the video to the first single off the album “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel),” produced by Pharrell and features T.I. in the video. This video will get you up and […]

Talk show host Arsenio Hall gets a bit emotional when he asked actress Tika Sumpter about working with Whitney Houston on “Sparkle.” Her comments about Whitney touched a special place in Arsenio’s heart, so special that he could not hold back his emotions.

The SAG Awards are often a prelude to the Oscars and the movie “12 Years A Slave” and “Breaking Bad” led the film and television field, with four nominations each. Other big winners on Wednesday morning included “Dallas Buyers Club,” “August: Osage County,” “Boardwalk Empire” and “Game of Thrones.” Congratulations to the following Kerry Washington, […]