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Taraji P. Henson Says 'Empire' Is Great In Every Way, Except Dating

ET Online | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.26.2015 | Black Voices

Mo' money, mo' problems, it seems for Empire star Taraji P. Henson. The Oscar-nominated actress told ET that while her career has reached a new plate...

The One Thing Patti LaBelle Refuses To Do On 'Empire'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.19.2015 | Black Voices

Patti LaBelle’s guest appearance on the season one finale of “Empire” wasn't a one-time hit. Fans will be happy to know that the mu...

Taraji P. Henson And Jimmy Fallon Totally Lose It Playing 'Family Feud'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.19.2015 | Comedy

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Taraji P. Henson Explains Why Her Role On 'Empire' Is So Important

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.17.2015 | Black Voices

Taraji P. Henson knew her role as Cookie Lyon on "Empire" was special when she was casted. Not only because the character was lively, fierce and a so...

'Empire' Spin-off Is 'Without Question,' Says Lee Daniels

AP | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.07.2015 | Black Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Lee Daniels says there will be a spin-off of his smash hit "Empire." "Without question," the series' co-creator and exe...

'Empire' Will Make You Scream In Season 2

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 08.09.2015 | Entertainment

The plans for the second season of “Empire” sound as though they came straight from Cookie Lyon herself: “We’re here to f**k ...

'Empire' Costars Grace Gealey And Trai Byers Engaged

US Magazine | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.29.2015 | Black Voices

Surprise! Empire costars Grace Gealey and Trai Byers are engaged, multiple sources confirm exclusively to Us Weekly....

‘Empire’ Star Derek Luke Slams Followers For Criticizing Wife's Race

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.29.2015 | Latino Voices

Actor Derek Luke's online followers became concerned with the race of his wife recently, and he's not having it. Luke, 41, addressed the issue via Ins...

Kelly Rowland Set For FOX's 'Empire'

E Online | Posted 07.06.2015 | Black Voices

Empire's VIP guest list for season 2 keeps growing!...

Exclusive Clip from the New 'Empire" DVD

Nell Minow | Posted 06.26.2015 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

In this exclusive clip from the new "Empire" DVD, Fil Eisler takes us behind the scenes for the creation of the "bold and operatic" score....

Cheating on Your Job

Jamie Silverman | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Jamie Silverman

If you've ever changed jobs before, you know that job hunting can be exhilarating, frustrating, unnerving, exhausting, and of course exciting. It's kind of like dating multiple people at the same time.

A New Internationalism

Van Gosse | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics
Van Gosse

For well over a century, a shared commitment to internationalism has defined what it means to be Left. Even when we do not use that particular word, r...

Lauren Duca

'Empire' Creator Explains Using The 'F' Word But Not The 'N' Word

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 06.06.2015 | Entertainment

There has been some discussion around the slurs used on "Empire." At a panel at the ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas, Saturday, the TV drama's...

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 ...

Taraji P. Henson's Critics' Choice Television Awards 2015 Dress Was Anything But Basic

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 05.31.2015 | Style

Taraji P. Henson is a star on the small screen in "Empire," but the beauty shone on the red carpet at the Critic's Choice Television Awards 2015 in a ...

'Empire' Cast Reunites For Performance At Billboard Music Awards

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment

"Empire" Season 1 may have ended months ago, but its stars, Jussie Smollett (Jamal) and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray (Hakeem), reunited at the 2015 Billb...

Toni Braxton Says 'Empire' Mirrors The Reality Of The Music Biz

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.14.2015 | Entertainment

Toni Braxton loves the Fox hit "Empire" for more than just its entertainment value. In an interview with HuffPost Live on Wednesday, she said the seri...

This Is Why Lee Daniels Hates 'White People Writing For Black People'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.18.2015 | Black Voices

Earlier this year, director Lee Daniels managed to break records with the success of his show “Empire.” In addition to netting a cult-like followi...

'Empire' Stars Cover June Issue Of ESSENCE

ESSENCE | Posted 05.12.2015 | Black Voices

The fictional Lyon brothers of hit TV show Empire, Andre, Jamal and Hakeem are expanding their kingdom this month to now include ESSENCE's cover with ...

'Empire' Season 2 Guests Stars Revealed!

Entertainment Weekly | Posted 05.12.2015 | Black Voices

Fox is already signing big-name guest stars for the second season of its mega-hit new series Empire. ...

Lord Deben: "Would You Get On A Plane That Had a 97% Chance of Crashing?"

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 06.30.2015 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

If 97% of aeronautical experts warned that plane A was going to crash, would you get on it? The answer, in all likelihood, would have to be no. "No...

Review: Morris Berman's New Book on Japan, "Neurotic Beauty"

Peter Van Buren | Posted 06.26.2015 | Books
Peter Van Buren

Neurotic Beauty: An Outsider Looks At Japan is a fine addition to a long list of books that attempt to explain Japan, what one observer has called the "most foreign of foreign countries."

Hitler, Franco, and a Banker: The Path Not Taken in Nazi Germany

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 06.22.2015 | World
Elizabeth Nicholas

I spoke with Pierpaolo Barbieri about his re-framing of the relationship between two of the world's most despised men, the intrinsic danger of absolute power, and historical memory's very long shadow.

Oscar-Winning Producer Brian Grazer: 'Empire' Is 'Better Than Any Other Success I've Had'

OWN | Posted 04.16.2015 | OWN

If you don't know Brian Grazer, you at least know of his work. The veteran Hollywood producer has worked on films like "Splash," "A Beautiful Mind," a...

The Return Of The Supermodel: Not Just Pretty Faces Any More

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 06.15.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

It's impossible to scan the news or flip through a magazine these days without catching a glimpse of Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Elle Macpherson, Stephanie Seymour or Christie Brinkley. Yes, these original "supermodels" are back -- and better than ever.