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Up Close and Purposeful: Evan Ross

The Huffington Post | Nick Palladino | Posted 09.14.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Rhonda Ross Marches To Her Own Drumbeat Of Life

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 08.18.2016 | Entertainment
Dustin Fitzharris

Rhonda Ross just wrapped up a summer tour which brought her to large, iconic festivals in Aspen and Chicago and to smaller venues dotting America's heartland.

Proud Mom Diana Ross Takes Out Ad For Daughter's Emmy Nod

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.14.2016 | Entertainment

When it comes to being a proud mama, Diana Ross knows a thing or two. To congratulate daughter Tracee Ellis Ross on her recent Emmy nomination for he...

Motown the Musical Closes, But Allison Semmes Continues To 'Reach Out And Touch'

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 08.03.2016 | Entertainment
Dustin Fitzharris

The Times Square subway station was packed. With the steamy July heat, tensions were high. It was a daunting obstacle course just to reach the steps to exit. I was anxious to get to the air conditioned coffee shop to meet with Broadway star Allison Semmes. Agitated and a bit fatigued, I made my way to the sidewalk. That's when I glanced to my left and there she was, dressed in a red romper with flowing sleeves.

Tracee Ellis Ross Hilariously Recalls Her First Encounter With Prince

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 04.27.2016 | Black Voices

Tracee Ellis Ross' first encounter with the legendary Prince was as interesting as you would assume any meeting with The Purple One would be. While pr...

Diana Ross Tells Fans She Is 'Fine' After Car Accident

ABC News | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.15.2016 | Black Voices

Diana Ross won't let anything get in the way of a performance, not even a car crash....

A Look Back At A Few Shady Moments From Our Favorite Divas

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.25.2016 | Black Voices

It's officially Divas Week! Powerhouse vocalists and legendary singers Chaka Khan (3/23), Aretha Franklin (3/25), Diana Ross (3/26) and Mariah Carey (...

Supreme Ever After: The Legacy of Florence Ballard

Ashley Gail Terrell | Posted 02.22.2016 | Black Voices
Ashley Gail Terrell

When Florence Ballard died on Feb. 22, 1976 She left behind three daughters and an impeccable legacy in music. Considered "one of rock's greatest tragedies", her death also meant the end to a woman trying to piece her dreams back together to sing another day.

Falling In Luft with Lorna - at Feinstein's 54 Below

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment
Randee Mia Berman

In the 1977 hit Annie Hall, Alvy (Woody Allen) Singer stops his new cabaret singer crush Annie (Diane Keaton) Hall on the street, in an awkward attemp...

Gay Anthem "It's Raining Men" Almost Didn't Get Made, Says Singer Martha Wash

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

Today, nearly everyone knows the words to "It's Raining Men" -- especially within the LGBT community. While the song's authors might have predicted its lasting impact, particularly on gay audiences, vocalist Martha Wash certainly never did. In fact, she admits The Weather Girls didn't even want to sing it!

'The Wiz Live!' Sparkles as Bright as the Emerald City!

Peter Mac | Posted 12.08.2015 | Entertainment
Peter Mac

I clicked my heels three times and prayed that this year's NBC live musical would be a winner. There is a God! Or in this case, a wizard!

NBC Finally Gets It Right with The Wiz

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 12.04.2015 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

NBC had big shoes to fill for me, and their track record was dismal. Well NBC you've proven you can bring live theatre, which is what this really was, back to television in a fresh way, a way that feels contemporary yet one that connects with the hearts of the viewers. As for TV musicals this year, The Wiz wins.

8 Renditions Of 'Home' From 'The Wiz' Sure To Bring You To Tears

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 12.04.2015 | Black Voices

If you didn't tune into "The Wiz Live!" Thursday night on NBC, you missed some stellar performances. Shanice Williams' rendition of the original film'...

Tracee Ellis Ross Adorably Performed With Mom Diana Ross On Stage

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.30.2015 | Black Voices

It's hard to imagine that the ever-vibrant Tracee Ellis Ross was once shy about anything. But the 43-year-old daughter of music legend Diana Ross just...

16 Celebrities With The Sharpest Cat-Eye Makeup

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.28.2015 | Style

Cat-eye liner is one of the most classic looks in beauty history. Actresses including Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren and Brigitte Bardot played a promin...

Zendaya Channels Grace Jones In Photos And The Result Is Flawless

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.19.2015 | Black Voices

Zendaya is known for taking fashion risks and her latest photo spread proves she can pull off just about any look. For an epic photo shoot with Mane A...

9 Beauty Icons You Can Easily Be for Halloween

Byrdie | Posted 10.08.2016 | Style

As much as we'd like to be the one who goes all out for Halloween -- full face paint, crazy costume, the works -- we just aren't. We'd rather take the holiday as an opportunity to switch up our standard beauty look and pay tribute to our favorite beauty icons.

Tracee Ellis Ross Recreated Her Mom's Music Video To Empower Other Women

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.24.2015 | Black Voices

Tracee Ellis Ross' resemblance to her mother Diana Ross goes beyond just looks -- she's got the dance moves, too. On Saturday, the “black-ish” s...

On the 'A' w/Souleo: New Book Positions Obama, Trayvon Martin, and Diana Ross as 'Racial Icons'

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 07.22.2016 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Nicole R. Fleetwood calls her latest book On Racial Icons: Blackness and the Public Imagination, "an act of love." But readers may end up referring to it as tough love.

Diana Ross Is One Supreme Mother-Of-The-Bride

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 06.24.2015 | Weddings

There's nothing matronly about Diana Ross's mother-of-the-bride look. At her daughter Chudney's wedding in Maui, Hawaii on Sunday, the 71-year-old...

Taraji P. Henson Shares Who Should Play Her Parents On 'Empire'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.09.2015 | Black Voices

Fans aren't the only ones looking forward to season 2 of "Empire." Taraji P. Henson, who plays Cookie Lyon, has a very big guest star wish for the ...

(Ain't That) Good News: The Supremes Remastered

Kevin Winkler | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Kevin Winkler

When I was growing up, my three best girlfriends were Diana, Mary, and Flo--and if you don't know whom I'm talking about, please stop reading now. Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, and Florence Ballard were the original Supremes, the dream girls of Motown.

Motown: Under It All, It's Still the Music That Shines

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.05.2016 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

Some nights of theatre are pure magic. Whether it's the performance, the material, the audience, the theatre, a mix of all of the above, some nights are special and you know you're having a once-in-a-lifetime event.

7 Signs You're Playing Small (And How to Stop)

Apryl Beverly | Posted 06.08.2015 | Small Business
Apryl Beverly

I'm writing this article with one purpose: to get you from wherever you are now, to wherever you know you should be. I should warn you that this article is probably different than any other you have read on this topic because of my obsession with keepin' it all the way real. It's the only way I know how to be.

Billie Holiday Would Be 100 Today!

Jay Weston | Posted 06.04.2015 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Last night on Tavis Smiley's PBS TV show, a singer named Cassandra Wilson was talking about her new album in which she 'interpreted' some of the songs familiarized by the legendary Billie Holiday.