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Light-Skinned Black Women Share The Hurtful Comments They Heard Growing Up

OWN | Posted 01.16.2015 | OWN

"You think you're white." "You're stuck up." "You think you're better than everybody else." African-American women with lighter complexions say th...

Terri J. Vaughn Talks 'Girlfriends' Getaway'

Posted 09.03.2014 | Black Voices

This weekend will mark TV One’s network premiere of their original film, “Girlfriends’ Getaway.” Starring Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, ...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: A Haunted House

Dan Persons | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The second week of 2013 sees yet another film that doesn't aspire to the bottom-of-the-barrel stature usually typified by early-in-the-year releases. A Haunted House sets out to deflate found-footage horror, and more often than not hits its targets quite capably.

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.07.2013 | Black Voices

2013 is starting off on a fashionable foot! Nene Leakes stopped by "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on Thursday to talk about her acting career, cov...

'Are We There Yet?' Actress Pregnant

people.com | Sarah Michaud | Posted 10.09.2011 | Celebrity

There's a baby on the way for Essence Atkins. The "Are We There Yet?" star, 39, and husband Jaime Mendez expect their first child on Christmas Day...