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The Truth About 'Chi-Raq': A Conversation With Spike Lee

Julian Mitchell | Posted 01.21.2016 | Black Voices
Julian Mitchell

Spike Lee has built an astonishing career as a multigenerational filmmaker, crafting some of the most iconic cult classics of the past four decades.

White Again -- The Oscars, Again

Jon Eig | Posted 01.19.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Michael B. Jordan's particular situation describes one of the many problems faced by actors of color, at least inasmuch as it relates to the Academy Awards.

American Horror Story's Bloody Gay Mess

David Toussaint | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

The creators behind American Horror Story: Hotel should go back and do their homework. Scratch that: They should be given an F and expelled from Scary School.

Why Black Folks Must See Chi-Raq, Even If You Think It May Be Wack

Patti R. Rose | Posted 12.22.2015 | Black Voices
Patti R. Rose

Spike Lee, we can't be mad at you, For using your creativity is what you do. My ire is directed more towards those, Who are angry that Chi-Raq is in couplets not prose

Watch Angela Bassett Storm Through A Powerful Scene From 'Chi-Raq'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.03.2015 | Entertainment

"Chi-Raq" is bold and audacious -- the qualities needed to address the violence that's pervasive in America right now. The new Spike Lee film, in the...

Angela Bassett On How She Knows A Role Is Right

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment

Angela Bassett believes in a gut reaction. The "American Horror Story" actress has 84 film and TV credits to her name and has been nominated for an O...

Brennan Williams

Angela Bassett On The Aging Conversation We Need To Have

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.11.2015 | Black Voices

Preparing for the living care of a loved one can be overwhelming -- especially when an unexpected event comes before those first steps. For actres...

Pat Houston Slams Whitney Biopic: 'Lifetime Is Notorious For Making Bad Biopics'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.26.2015 | Black Voices

Despite the lack of support from Whitney Houston’s family, Lifetime’s much anticipated biopic on the late singer, "I Will Always Love You: The Whi...

Whitney Houston's Family Blows Off Biopic Premiere

AP | MIKE CIDONI LENNOX | Posted 01.12.2015 | Black Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Colleagues and friends of Whitney Houston gathered Tuesday night to screen "Whitney," a new telefilm about the beloved ...

Here's The First Trailer For Lifetime's Whitney Houston Biopic

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment

The first trailer for Lifetime's Whitney Houston biopic is finally here, and it looks pretty promising. "Whitney," which is Oscar-nominated actress...

A Q&A With American Horror Story's Naomi ("Pepper") Grossman

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.18.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If Emmys were awarded to actors for playing the most bizarre characters on TV, then Naomi Grossman would surely have to clear a space on the mantle.

WATCH: 16 Stars Pick The Scary Movie That Spooks Them The Most

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.31.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

If you're in search of the perfect horror movie to scare you off your couch this Halloween, look no further: HuffPost Live has recommendations from a ...

Erin Whitney

At Least One 'AHS: Freak Show' Cast Member Doesn't Want To Sing

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment

"American Horror Story: Freak Show" features a fantastic ensemble of talented actors, but this season puts them in some of the most challenging and vi...

Angela Bassett Responds To Criticism Of Her Upcoming Whitney Houston Biopic

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.27.2014 | Black Voices

Angela Bassett defended her Whitney Houston biopic against criticism from Houston's family during a Monday interview on HuffPost Live. Bassett is s...

Angela Bassett Explains What Happens When Your 'Cute Years' Are Over

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.27.2014 | Fifty

Angela Bassett is still as stunning as ever at 56, but the actress is mentally prepared for when her good looks fall by the wayside, she told HuffPost...

What To Expect On This Season Of 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.09.2014 | Entertainment

We had our first trip under the tent on Wednesday night with the premiere of "American Horror Story: Freak Show," but it still left us with questions....

The New 'AHS' Photos Just Might Freak You Out

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment

The freak show is getting nearer, and we finally have a good look at its wild cast of characters. In new cast photos for "American Horror Story: Fr...

This Is Why Angela Bassett Always Looks So Good!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 08.13.2014 | Black Voices

Angela Bassett is an exemplary 55 year-old, and not just for her timeless beauty. The seasoned actress recently finished her debut directorial pro...

Why Bobbi Kristina Just Called Angela Basset A 'Bitch'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.08.2014 | Black Voices

In recent years Bobbi Kristina has expressed her interest to portray her mother, Whitney Houston, in a biopic. And with the announcement of Yaya DaCo...

Angela Bassett Set To Direct Lifetime's 'Whitney Houston' Film

Posted 05.29.2014 | Black Voices

Since the world learned about their relationship in the late 1980s, Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s romance remained a major topic of discussion u...

Two Black Designers Snag Major Honors

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.02.2014 | Black Voices

Last week, New York City's Pratt Institute closed the doors on its highly successful "Black Dress: Ten Contemporary Fashion Designers" exhibit, which ...

'American Horror Story: Coven' Episode 12 Recap: Crime And Punishment

Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 03.24.2014 | TV
Chris Jancelewicz

'll try to refrain from emphasizing my annoyance that all the witches are finally showing their powers and being badass -- when we only have one episode of "American Horror Story: Coven" left. Because you know what? This episode wasn't that bad, compared to the motley jambalaya that most of the other episodes have been.

'American Horror Story: Coven' Episode 11 Recap: Blood Ties

Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 03.17.2014 | TV
Chris Jancelewicz

I hope you wanted more of Kathy Bates' character, Delphine LaLaurie, because that's what you get this week. But as with most "American Horror Story" episodes, it's never just a simple line to the end. Nope, this week's tale is all over the place, doused in blood.

9 ‘American Horror Story: Coven' Mid-Season Questions That Need To Be Answered

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

As expected, things finally got exceptionally ridiculous on “American Horror Story: Coven” in last month’s mid-season finale. From decapitated h...

Actress Grace Gibson Nails It In Film Black Nativity

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Newcomer Grace Gibson plays her character, Maria, to heart in the recently released film "Black Nativity" starring Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, J...