Viola Davis is setting the record straight on how she feels about what people have to say about her role as Michelle Obama in her new Showtime series on Showtime. During a recent interview with BBC News Viola Davis admits that it is “incredibly hurtful when people say negative things about your work.” “How do you move […]
Viola Davis is set to release a new Memoir in 2022 called Finding Me. She will open up about her whole life. via: Essence Today, HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced acquisition of the Academy Award-winning actress’s memoir Finding Me. Set to be released April 19, 2022, the book will be published in partnership […]
NY Times’ “T” magazine pays homage to 7 esteemed black actresses who are representing and opening doors for new generation of Black actress. Halle Berry (the first black woman to win a best actress Academy Award), Angela Bassett, Lynn Whitfield, Taraji P. Henson, Kimberly Elise, and Mary J. Blige for a group portrait to be featured in their […]
While The Academy Awards of recent years have noticeably been lacking in melanin, but the 89th Annual Academy Awards sought to correct #OscarsSoWhite in one night. It’s hard to argue that it was one of the Blackest Oscars in recent memory, if not ever. Just before the red carpet got underway, the night began on social media […]
Viola Davis finally has the Academy Award she deserves. The acclaimed actress won the statue for Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars, for her role in Fences. And thank God we had a box of tissues ready when she delivered her acceptance speech. “There’s one place that all the people with the greatest potential are gathered, one place, […]
Announcements broke from normal tradition as the names were announced via live feed broadcasted on the morning news shows such as "Good Morning America." Announcers of color included Gabby Sidibe, Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard.
After several grueling months of waiting for the official return of ABC’s TGIT line-up, fans were dealt another blow today when it was announced that Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder would not be returning on their scheduled January 19 date, but instead all three have been pushed back an additional […]
At this point, Viola Davis should get awards for her speeches! It’s no secret that Viola Davis killed it in Fences (if you haven’t seen it, run to your nearest theater now). Her performance was universally praised and she is a shoe-in for the Oscars. Just moments ago, she won her second Golden Globe for […]
After over nine hours of meeting Republican and Democratic leaders in the state could not devise a concrete plan for a repeal.