iOS app Android app

Adepero Oduye

Lupita Nyong'o in Eclipsed: Girls Interrupted

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.07.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A local Liberian warlord's women in a bare hut in Eclipsed at the Golden Theater are called wife #1, #3, and #4, but as written by Danai Gurira, they ...

Idris Elba, Queen Latifah, Viola Davis & More Talk #OscarSoWhite at SAG Awards

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 02.06.2016 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

I spoke with many of the nominees and winners including Viola Davis, Idris Alba and Queen Latifah about #OscarsSoWhite and the subject of diversity as a whole on the carpet. Find out what they had to say below. Have a look and let me know your thoughts.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: #OscarsNotWhite - Hypothetical Nominations That Should've Happened Since 2000

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.21.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The #OscarsSoWhite hashtag is on-point. The voters dropped the ball last year when they failed to give a nomination to anyone of color in major categories. Ditto for this year, and years before this and last year.

Anticipating the Golden Globes: One High Tea and Two Lunches

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When a fan tells him she's tongue tied, Martin Scorsese becomes wildly animated: "Why? You don't need to be. It's just me," and gives her a hug. You c...

12 Years a Slave Reframed: A Narrative of White Racist Pathology

Roya Rastegar | Posted 12.25.2013 | Arts
Roya Rastegar

None of us are safe from the pathology of white racism. The most intimate corners of our lives and eyes have been infected. But are we ready to see it, and be well?

MUST-SEE: The Most Stunning Fashion Ad We've Ever Seen!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Black Voices

Sit back, relax and prepare to watch the most stunning fashion film you've ever seen. Seriously. Over the past two years, Miu Miu has released a s...

PHOTOS: 'Steel Magnolias' Cast Shines At Premiere Event

Posted 10.09.2012 | Black Voices

Lifetime network's highly anticipated premiere of the new "Steel Magnolias" is a few days away, but the dazzling all African-American cast gathered in...

Disappearing Acts: Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone & The Erasure of Black Women in Film

Nicole Moore | Posted 10.28.2012 | Black Voices
Nicole Moore

How can Zoe Saldana possibly bring the pain in an afro-wig and, God-forbid, dark makeup? The producers may as well cast Madea because if it's going to be all about make-up, wigs and fat-suits, ain't nobody bringing it like Mr. Perry.

'Steel Magnolias' Gets A Premiere Date

Posted 08.27.2012 | TV

The highly anticipated Lifetime movie reboot of "Steel Magnolias" will premiere on Sunday, October 7 at 9 p.m. ET. Queen Latifah stars in the made-...

Yea Or Nay: Paula Patton's Floral And Leather Outfit

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.22.2012 | Black Voices

Vanity Fair teamed up with Juicy Couture for a star-studded party last night to celebrate 20 years of “Vanities” portraits. Tracee Ellis Ross,...

The Power List: Adepero Oduye Is Poised For 'Power'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.09.2012 | Black Voices

This month, BlackVoices is shining the spotlight on 12 people who are primed to make big waves in 2012. Known for her breakout role in the newly-re...

Brennan Williams

'Pariah' Stars Open Up On Film's Powerful Meaning

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.09.2012 | Black Voices

After garnering recognition during the Sundance Film Festival last year, director Dee Rees' coming-of-age drama "Pariah" is trickling out into theater...

Movie Review: Pariah

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This year has produced two films that explore minority attitudes toward sexuality: Rashaad Ernesto Green's Gun Hill Road, and now Dee Rees' Pariah, which explores the life of one young black woman whose parents are in deep denial about the fact that she's a lesbian.

LISTEN: Director Dee Rees And Actress Adepero Oduye Talk 'Pariah'

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

Pariah is writer/director Dee Rees' debut feature film, based on her award-winning 2007 short film of the same name. In Pariah, Alike, beautifully played by Adepero Oduye, is quietly but firmly embracing her identity as a lesbian.