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Emmy Winner Courtney B. Vance Says Film Should Take A Cue From TV

The Huffington Post | Lauren Moraski | Posted 09.19.2016 | Entertainment

On Sunday night, Courtney B. Vance walked away with the Emmy award for Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for “The People v. O.J. Simpson: Amer...

OMG Moments in American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson

Afua Nuro | Posted 04.07.2016 | Entertainment
Afua Nuro

American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson has been a trending topic on Twitter every week since the first episode. Due in part to all the OMG moments that make it hard to believe that this is based on a real case.

Courtney B. Vance on Becoming Johnnie Cochran

Jeff Rivera | Posted 03.02.2017 | Black Voices
Jeff Rivera

In his award-worthy performance, Vance sweeps the audience away in his portrayal of the man who had the charisma of a television evangelist and the strategic wit of a 5-star general.

Courtney B. Vance: We're Paying Now for Not Paying Attention to Lessons of the O.J. Trial

David Hinckley | Posted 02.01.2017 | Black Voices
David Hinckley

If America had paid attention to what was really going on at the O.J. Simpson murder trial, says Courtney B. Vance, we might not be suffering the trouble and the death we see in our cities two decades later.

O.J. on FX: A Dream Cast Takes on the Dream Team

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.08.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

It was compelling 20 years ago and even more compelling now: The O.J. Simpson story has not left the public imagination. FX has made a 10-part series ...

In Search of Our Fathers

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Posted 11.23.2014 | Arts
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

History isn't just a set of boring facts and dates; it can have marvelous healing powers.

Courtney B. Vance Discovers A Rebellious Slave In His Family Tree

The Root | The Root Staff | Posted 09.22.2014 | Black Voices

In their book Friends: A Love Story, actor Courtney B. Vance and his actress wife, Angela Bassett, laid bare their seven-year struggle with infertilit...

Oscar Winner James Earl Jones Receives the Inclusion in the Arts 'Champion of Diversity Award'

Wendy Diamond | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts
Wendy Diamond

Congratulations to James Earl Jones, the true Alpha Dog. What is an "alpha dog?" By definition, an alpha dog is someone who is seen as brave, confident, strong and successful in his or her own right.

Diploma Of Harvard's First Black Alum Discovered In Condemned Chicago House

Posted 03.15.2012 | Black Voices

An abandoned home near 75th and Sangamon, on Chicago's South Side, was the unlikely hiding place for an important piece of black history -- the papers...

The NERDIEST Celebrities (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Celebs aren't usually known for their book smarts or academic awards, but there are a few who defy expectations. Who would have thought that the dad f...