Former Underground star Jurnee Smollett-Bell is set as the female lead in HBO’s high-profile straight-to-series drama Lovecraft Country, from Oscar winner Jordan Peele and his Monkeypaw Productions, J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Warner Bros Television.

The project reunites...

All eyes were on Lena Waithe as she attended the Met Gala in New York City on Monday night, and she didn’t miss the opportunity to make a bold, inclusive statement.  

The “Master of None” writer and star, who is a lesbian, wore a Carolina Herrer...

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us some of their favorite black female TV characters, and reasons why they love them. Here are some of the best results:

1. Beth Pearson, This Is Us

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"When Issa Rae read an article several years back asking why there wasn’t a black counterpart to 30 Rock’s resolutely awkward Liz Lemon, she was inspired to create one. With a little help from Kickstarter, she made a web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl,...

February 8, 2018

The largest group of professional black film critics will be celebrating the best of the year in film, television and new media at its ninth annual awards ceremony.

The African American Film Critics Association is gearing up for its ninth annual AAFCAAwards ceremony thi...

February 8, 2018

Oprah Winfrey announced the latest pick for her legendarily popular book club Tuesday: "An American Marriage," the new novel by Tayari Jones.

In a video on her website, Winfrey praised the novel, which she said "redefines the traditional American love story."

"It's one o...

NAACP nominee and award-winning director Nzingha Stewart recently debuted her second made-for-television movie, Love By the Tenth Date, on the Lifetime Network featuring Kelly Rowland, Meagan Goode, Kellee Stewart and Keri Hilson.

Her repertoire of works speaks for itse...

February 4, 2018

Along with Zendaya, Alicia Keys, and DJ Khaled.

Colin Kaepernick officially completed his Million Dollar Pledge on January 31 — but several celebrities, like Yara Shahidi, are helping to keep the campaign going.


The pledge, which began in September 2016, vowed to donate...

February 4, 2018

Evidently, 2018 is the year of the level-up. Last month, it was made public that Tracee Ellis Ross was going through contract renegotiations with the makers of Black-ish, and it appeared that there was a discrepancy regarding her pay. The first round of reports claimed...

February 3, 2018

Based on preliminary ratings, this week’s “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy” set new season highs in overall viewership.

They tied season highs in adults 18-49.

According to fast national data posted by Showbuzz, Thursday’s “Scandal” drew a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating and averag...

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