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Black Women Taking Flight in U.S. Theater

Michelle Flowers Taylor | Posted 11.27.2012 | Good News
Michelle Flowers Taylor

Reflecting changes in society that have catalyzed the need for diverse voices to be heard, there has been an increase in Black women playwrights. The trend is present in Hollywood where short plays by and about Black women will be presented in BWSOTU.

Black Female Trailblazers In The Time Of 'The Help' (PHOTOS)

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 09.28.2011 | Black Voices

From Hattie McDaniel's infamous Academy Award-winning performance to Whoopi Goldberg's portrayal of Odessa Cotter in "The Long Walk Home," the plight ...

The 'Colored Girls' House of Pain

Esther Iverem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Esther Iverem

When it comes to what he puts on the big and small screen, no one can accuse Tyler Perry of avoiding controversy. His latest production, a film versio...