January 27, 2018

Black Lightning is one of the best shows of the winter pilot season — and it looks like it's here to stay.

The CW's superhero drama premiered as the network's highest-rating series of last week with 2.31 million viewers. The show competes with the immensely popular This...

October 31, 2017

Kay Oyegun speaks on sexual assault allegations in Hollywood at Austin Film Festival.

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October 24, 2017

Washington, DC --- I’m obsessed with television. As a child, I remember bartering television minutes with reading hours with my mother. I cherished the small screen and the stories that reflected my lived experiences. After finishing my weekly reading assignments I was...

October 24, 2017

 

Oprah Winfrey is getting political, talking polarization in her upcoming “60 Minutes” debut this weekend.

The former talk show host will “explore the political divide that’s currently stirring America,” when she appears as a special contributor on the Sunday news show,...

September 23, 2017

She joins an impressive roster of Black beauties who have already worked with the beauty brand.

From awkward girl to Covergirl, Issa Rae's ascent into Hollywood stardom gets more exciting by the minute. This morning (Sept. 12), the Insecure writer and actress confirmed...

September 23, 2017

The powerful show-runner talks Emmys, her new Web site, and the one thing she still hasn’t told Oprah.

Shonda Rhimes is busier than you, your busiest friends, and their busiest friends. At any given moment she is tending to one of several hit shows, her new Web site, he...

Issa Rae was unabashed about who she was supporting at the 2017 Emmys.

Variety asked the “Insecure” creator and star who she was rooting for at Sunday night’s awards and her response was perfect.

“I’m rooting for everybody black,” she replied. “I am!” 

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September 22, 2017

Black girl magic is real on television, and it's not just Shonda.

1. Taraji P. Henson

This woman is Cookie Lyons on Empire. That definitely puts her in the royal family of women ruling over television. Might even make her the reigning monarch in a leopard fedora. Before...

September 22, 2017

As Issa’s best friend Molly on “Insecure,” Yvonne Orji was catapulted into the spotlight, helping to diversify media representations of black women with a character that was at once educated and driven, and complex and messy. Considering her career goals, she’s on the...

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