Black actresses

Fans of the long-running Star Trek franchise will be witness to a new era next year. A new spin-off series, Star Trek: Discovery, features a historic first as Sonequa Martin-Green will become the first Black female lead character of the show. Mrs. Martin-Green will be familiar to fans of AMC’s zombie apocalypse smash hit, The […]

NEW YORK – The sisters of Queen Sugar look like the women you already know. Rutina Wesley, who plays Nova Bordelon, looks like a pretty Barbie in person, all fine features, slim figure and gorgeous skin. Dawn Lyen Gardner who plays Charley Bordelon West, is lighter-skinned with broader features. They are dressed much like their characters would be […]

 And we’re back. We’re now recapping a show, Queen Sugar, you all seem to like, if you have OWN, which is still and issue. (Note to Oprah: Please give us cable cutters a standalone app option, or for those who still have cable, a less expensive cable tier for your network. Thanks.) So we’re already […]

The second game of the World Series took place Wednesday night between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Some might be surprised to know that there is a rich piece of Black history attached to the former Jacobs Field, along with a connection to actress Kym E. Whitley’s family. In the early […]

Last year, a former stripper went on Twitter to tell the story of a girl’s trip gone wrong. The story, recounted by a woman named…

Viola Davis won’t be at the Oscars this year. But that’s not because she’s boycotting them. She told People.com that she’ll be on vacation. Although…

Since 1962, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has selected a “Miss Golden Globes” to hand out the coveted Golden Globe Awards. For the 73rd Golden…

Fifteen years ago, actress Lisa Nicole Carson was enjoying the fruits of a successful acting career, known for the TV shows Ally McBeal and ER appearing in…

Halle Berry may be reeling from her third divorce, but she’s still Halle Berry and she’s got to go to work. This week, she appeared…

Actresses Valarie Pettiford and Telma Hopkins are stage and screen veterans who used to star together in the beloved sitcom Half and Half.  The two are…

Kerry Washington talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about tonight’s season premiere of Scandal on ABC. Click the link above to hear her dish on…

Regina King seems to be on a Beyonce-like domination plan except in her case, there’s not that much singing and dancing. King, who started her…