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James Murdoch Says Digital Advertising Needs An Overhaul

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.19.2015 | Media

Digital advertising is stuck in the dark ages and needs to catch up, says 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch. At a summit hosted by The Paley Center ...

Lee Daniels On First Tasting Success And The Rise Of 'Empire'

The Huffington Post | James Thilman | Posted 11.13.2015 | Entertainment

A lack of formal training wasn’t enough to keep “Empire” co-creator Lee Daniels from succeeding in the film industry. "Because I ha...

Is 50 Cent Gay? Did Vivica Lick His Crack? Is Anything Wrong That?

Yolanda Young | Posted 11.10.2015 | Entertainment
Yolanda Young

Fox was irresponsible in trying to use the suggestion of gayness to insult a black man. It is this kind of subtle homophobia juxtaposed with the glorification of hypermasculinity that convinces some black men to stay in the closet. Sex between two consenting single adults is never a bad thing or anyone else's business.

Why Regina King Calls The Sisterhood Among Women In Hollywood 'Priceless'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.10.2015 | Black Voices

Actress Regina King doesn't take her relationships with Hollywood's leading ladies for granted, she told HuffPost Live on Friday. At this yea...

All Hell Breaks Loose After Vivica A. Fox Comments On 50 Cent's Sexuality

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.09.2015 | Gay Voices

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Gabourey Sidibe Has The Perfect Response To Love Scene Fat-Shamers

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.06.2015 | Women

On Wednesday night, the writers of "Empire" made a bold move when they included a scene of Gabourey Sidibe's character Becky having sex with her boyfr...

'Empire' Just Showed Viewers That Fat Women Like Sex, Too

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.05.2015 | Women

One of the standout moments on last night's episode of "Empire" was the reveal that Gabourey Sidibe's character Becky has a love interest. In a playfu...

Why We Need Fewer Real Housewives... and More Cookie Lyon

Laura Seldon | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Laura Seldon

Shows like Empire, Scandal, and Orange is the New Black prove audiences of all races, ethnicities, genders and sexual orientations want to see more diversity on television. They encourage us to see the world from a different vantage point.

Watch 'Empire Stars Have Fun Messing With Taraji P. Henson On Set

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.22.2015 | Entertainment

Stars take embarrassing videos of friends without their consent -- they're just like us!  The latest victim of video prankery is "Empire" matria...

Gabourey Sidibe: Will She Won't? [INTERVIEW] | Posted 10.19.2015 | Black Voices

Gabourey seems like a kid in a candy store when it comes to playing the vivacious, ambitious young woman. Her fashion sense speaks almost as loudly as her character, and we had to know how much input Gabourey gives when it comes to putting together those 'fits.

Taraji P. Henson Frees Her Natural Hair In Jawdroppingly Gorgeous Photoshoot

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.16.2015 | Black Voices

Taraji "Slay" Henson serves fierceness every time she's in front of a camera but a recent photoshoot shows a side of her we've never seen before...

Empire and Scandal on Entrepreneurship

Daphne Mallory | Posted 10.12.2015 | Entertainment
Daphne Mallory

I have a confession. I wake up early to get business done. The one thing that keeps me awake is not coffee. It's watching episodes of my favorite tele...

'Empire' Star Ta'Rhonda Jones Shares Advice She Gets From Taraji P. Henson

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.07.2015 | Black Voices

Playing Porsha on Fox's breakout hit "Empire" is Ta'Rhonda Jones's first big acting role, but you'd never know it based on her standout perf...

An Intimate Conversation With Empire's Sean Cross

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 10.07.2015 | Entertainment
Marjoriet T. Matute

I had the pleasure of chatting with Empire's newest musical genius, Sean Cross while the build up was intensifying. He let me in on some of his intimate memories with close friend and mentor, Producer Swizz Beatz.

Nicole Kidman Gets Candid About Rough Love Scenes In Interview Mag

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.05.2015 | Entertainment

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50 Cent Gives Offensive Explanation For 'Empire' Ratings Dip

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.06.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: A rep for 50 Cent released a statement to the Huffington Post regarding the incident:  "Mr. Jackson reposted something on Instag...

Wendy Williams: I Would Be Happy To See Terrence Howard Exit 'Empire'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.05.2015 | Black Voices

  As the ratings for episode two of “Empire” took a dip from its premiere episode, network executives might want to listen ...

'Empire' Drama: Taraji P. Henson And Terrence Howard Clash On Set

In Touch | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.02.2015 | Black Voices

Sources exclusively reveal to In Touch magazine that Empire co-stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard have been clashing on set — and it's ...

Tyrese Confirms He's Playing Cookie's Love Interest On 'Empire'

EurWeb | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.29.2015 | Black Voices

It’ll be Jody and Yvette all over again this season on “Empire.”...

Kerry Washington: It's Not 'Risky' To Cast Black Actresses. It's Good Sense.

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.28.2015 | Black Voices

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Is Lil Kim a Forgotten Fashion Icon

Nigel Isaiah | Posted 09.28.2015 | Style
Nigel Isaiah

From the lime green fur donned during the No Way Out tour in New York to freeing the boob at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center for the VMA's, Kimberly Jones solidified herself as a fashion icon.

Must-See TV Shows You Can't Miss This Fall

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.25.2015 | Entertainment

Fall TV is kicking into high gear, but there's still time to jump onboard with the buzziest shows of the season. In the video above, HuffPos...

Viola Davis Matters

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 09.28.2015 | Entertainment
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

We must remember that in life and in art, letting new people in, however scary it may be, often brings huge rewards. It inspires us to expand our own potential. And so I'll say it again: onscreen storytelling is only enhanced by diversity, both in front of and behind the camera.

Empire Returns Very Strong, Just Shy Of Record Numbers

Yahoo | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.25.2015 | Black Voices

The Lyons are still king. In a big way. Fox’s Empire opened Season 2 on Wednesday night with 16.2 million total viewers and a 6.7 rating (per f...

The Imperfect But Important Feminism Of Cookie Lyon

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 09.24.2015 | Women

When "Empire" premiered earlier this year, the general consensus among fans and critics was that Taraji P. Henson's performance as Cookie Ly...