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Entries by Brennan Williams from 04/2012

Tamia Takes Credit For Her Children's Athletic Gifts: Love Of The Game

Posted 04.01.2012 | Black Voices

In our weekly "Love Of The Game" series, HuffPost Black Voices talks sports with a person of note. This week we caught up with singer-songwriter Tamia...

Michael Ealy Breaks Down 'Think Like A Man,' Relationships And His Return To Broadway

Posted 04.02.2012 | Black Voices

Dating -- it has been compared to a battlefield, a hypnotic trance and to dessert. For actor Michael Ealy, his latest role in the forthcoming movie "T...

Meagan Good Engaged To Producer DeVon Franklin

Posted 04.02.2012 | Black Voices

Looks like that wardrobe switcharoo from the sheer leggings and white tee girl to the sophisticated red carpet chick paid off. ...

Tyler Perry: 'We Are Still Being Racially Profiled'

Posted 04.02.2012 | Black Voices

Racial profiling "should be a hate crime investigated by the FBI," filmmaker Tyler Perry wrote in a Facebook posting Sunday in which he described his ...

Whitney Houston Death: Cissy Houston Breaks Her Silence

Posted 04.03.2012 | Black Voices

After nearly two months following the death of Whitney Houston, the late singer’s mother, Cissy, is now breaking her silence regarding her daughter...

Burger King Pulls Mary J Blige Commercial After Backlash

Posted 04.03.2012 | Black Voices

Mary J. Blige is peddling crispy chicken for Burger King and getting a lot of heat for it. Yesterday, the Queen of hip-hop soul was featured in a new...

'A Streetcar Named Desire': Blair Underwood Taps Into His Brutish Stage Side

Posted 04.03.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Blair Underwood's weird ride to becoming Stanley Kowalski onstage in "A Streetcar Named Desire" started four years ago with a dashed hope....

Nicki Minaj Feeds Fans With 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded'

Posted 04.04.2012 | Black Voices

-- Nicki Minaj, "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" (Cash Money/Universal Republic) Nicki Minaj is a bit schizophrenic. Or call her versatile. Either way,...

Maya Angelou's Most Notable Public Appearances (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.04.2012 | Black Voices

Today marks the 84th birthday of world renowned poet and author, Dr. Maya Angelou. For decades Angelou has not only penetrated through African-America...

President Barack Obama Set To Honor Network Airing Of 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

Posted 04.04.2012 | Black Voices

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of ‘To Kill A Mockingbird, President Barack Obama is expected to conduct a special introduction to commemorat...

Sonia Sanchez Dedicates A Poem In Honor Of Nina Simone

Posted 04.05.2012 | Black Voices

Last year Simone (Lisa Simone Kelly), the daughter of singer Nina Simone paid homage to her iconic mother on Mother's Day with the re-launch of NinaSi...

Shaquille O'Neal Opens Up On 'Basketball Wives': Notable/Quotable

Posted 04.05.2012 | Black Voices

My ex-wife is very intelligent. She doesn't really get involved with the buffoonery, but I can't stop them from what they're doing. I just know that s...

Terry McMillan & Hill Harper Set To Appear At First Annual Anguilla Literary Festival

Posted 04.06.2012 | Black Voices

Best-selling author Terry McMillian and “CSI: NY” star Hill Harper are set to join activist Randall Robinson during this year’s Anguilla Literar...

Naturi Naughton Talks New Role In 'The Client List' & Life After 'The Playboy Club'

Posted 04.06.2012 | Black Voices

Following her short-lived role as Playboy Bunny Brenda on NBC's drama series "The Playboy Club," Naturi Naughton has scored another television role on...

Mario Van Peebles Talks 'We The Party'

Posted 04.06.2012 | Black Voices

An actor who followed in his father's (Melvin Van Peebles) footsteps and has been behind the camera for years as a director, Mario Van Peebles has a n...

J.B. Smoove Opens Up On Tiger Woods Losing His Cool: Love Of The Game

Posted 04.08.2012 | Black Voices

In our weekly "Love Of The Game" series, HuffPost Black Voices talks sports with a person of note. This week we caught up with comedian-actor J.B. Smo...

Bethanie Mattek-Sands & Others Land On List Of Best & Worst Dressed Athletes: 'Out Of Bounds' (VIDEO)

Posted 04.09.2012 | AOL

Examining the world of sports can be a bit complicated for some, but for Queen Latifah and her friends the topic is more comprehensive than one could ...

Bethanie Mattek-Sands & Others Land On List Of Best & Worst Dressed Athletes: 'Out Of Bounds' (VIDEO)

Posted 04.09.2012 | AOL

Examining the world of sports can be a bit complicated for some, but for Queen Latifah and her friends the topic is more comprehensive than one could ...

Bethanie Mattek-Sands & Others Land On List Of Best & Worst Dressed Athletes: 'Out Of Bounds' (VIDEO)

Posted 04.09.2012 | Black Voices

Examining the world of sports can be a bit complicated for some, but for Queen Latifah and her friends the topic is more comprehensive than one could ...

Bobbi Kristina Brown Wants To Play Whitney Houston In Biopic: REPORT

Posted 04.09.2012 | Black Voices

Since news broke of a possible Whitney Houston biopic in the works, a string of celebrities including Jennifer Hudson, Meagan Good, and Rihanna have a...

Magic Johnson Wants To Restore The Los Angeles Dodgers Pride

Posted 04.10.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Magic Johnson says the new Dodgers ownership group wants to restore pride in one of baseball's most storied clubs. Johnson was in New Yor...

Trayvon Martin Case: Bill Cosby & Magic Johnson Open Up On The Investigation

Posted 04.10.2012 | Black Voices

As tensions continue to swirl around the ongoing Trayvon Martin case, influential figures are also weighing in on the controversial investigation. Com...

'Think Like A Man' Soundtrack: Review

Posted 04.10.2012 | Black Voices

-- Various artists, "Think Like a Man: Music From & Inspired By The Film" (Epic Records) Much like the upcoming movie, the soundtrack to "Think Lik...

Jill Scott Leads New Season Of 'VH1 Storytellers'

Posted 04.10.2012 | Black Voices

Grammy Award-winning singer Jill Scott is among the artists featured on this season’s installment of “VH1 Storytellers.” In addition to Scott, t...

Q-Tip Signs To Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Label

Posted 04.11.2012 | Black Voices

Following last week’s release of “Theraflu” and “Mercy,” Kanye West has made another addition to his G.O.O.D. Music roster. Legendary hip ho...