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Why Every Black Girl is Mary Jane Paul

Patrice Robinson | Posted 11.19.2015 | Black Voices
Patrice Robinson

Mary Jane embodies that Black woman struggle that is only seen in our living rooms and behind the big oakwood closed doors of an expensive therapy session. This isn't the stuff that we like to talk about. These aren't the issues that we like to admit to others or ourselves that really do exist.

Why The 'Being Mary Jane' Creator Is About To Become A Household Name

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.06.2015 | Black Voices

Mara Brock Akil may be ranked one of Hollywood’s most powerful TV showrunners, but her successful trajectory has just begun. The Los Angel...

Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade's Wedding Video Is Pretty Much Perfect

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.21.2015 | Black Voices

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade celebrated their one-year wedding anniversary on August 30, and recently gifted fans with a video offering a...

7 Style Lessons We Can All Learn From Gabrielle Union

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.19.2015 | Style

Gabrielle Union has become something of a style chameleon. When the actress started her career in cult teen movies like "She's All That" and "Bri...

Gabrielle Union: 'Fertility Is An Issue, Period'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.13.2015 | Black Voices

Gabrielle Union has been vocal about her personal struggles with starting a family in the past. In an appearance on the TODAY show...

Gabrielle Union Parodies All Your Favorite Songs With Jimmy Fallon

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.13.2015 | Comedy

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'Bring It On' Stars Had A Reunion, And It Was Adorable

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment

The stars of "Bring It On" reunited for a trip down memory lane -- to 15 years ago when the cheerleader ruled. Kirsten Dunst, ...

Gabrielle Union's Modern Cat Eye Tops This Week's Beauty Looks

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.20.2015 | Style

If you think there's only one way to do cat eye makeup (read: drawn on with jet-black liquid liner), then maybe you should take a few c...

Gabrielle Union: Career Women Without Children Wear A 'Scarlet Letter'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.14.2015 | Women

In a recent interview with Redbook magazine, Gabrielle Union got candid about the struggles many woman face in deciding if and when to start a family....

5 Things 'Bring It On' Taught Us About Intersectional Feminism

Tyree Rush | Posted 08.25.2015 | Women
Tyree Rush

Bring It On satirically addresses social injustices while comically delving into a popular subculture. As it turns out, the Toros of Rancho Carne High were tackling issues of feminism, race, and gender roles well before Rowan Blanchard was a plus sign on a pregnancy test.

On This Week's Best Dressed List, Ciara's Look Is The Goodies

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 08.14.2015 | Style

Summer may be coming to an end, but the stars of this week's best-dressed list are just getting started.  In the past couple of da...

Lucy McCalmont

An Oral History Of 'Love & Basketball' | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.16.2015 | Sports

Some of the cast and crew reflect on the film.

How Whitney Houston's Death Led Gabrielle Union To 'Being Mary Jane'

AP | ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 04.12.2015 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Gabrielle Union says she learned an important lesson after the death of Whitney Houston. "It just kind of made everyone say, 'What ...

We Want Our Smokey Eye Makeup To Look Just Like Gabrielle Union's

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 02.09.2015 | Style

Gabrielle Union has been sporting gorgeous hair and makeup while promoting the second season of the BET series "Being Mary Jane." The smokey eyes she ...

Gabrielle Union On Black Women In Comedy Roles: They Want Us 'Cooning'

Posted 02.10.2015 | Black Voices

Gabrielle Union certainly has a sense of humor -- and we're not the only ones who agree. Following her appearance in 2014’s “Top Five,” Chr...

Gabrielle Union Says 'The World Isn't Going To End' If We See More Diversity In Women On TV

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.28.2015 | Women

Gabrielle Union has a brilliant strategy for getting more women of color on TV: Put more women of color on TV. In a Jan. 25 interview with Yahoo, ...

Gabrielle Union Opens Up On The State Of America After Ferguson

Posted 02.02.2015 | Black Voices

--Actress Gabrielle Union shares her thoughts on the state of America following the grand jury decisions of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. (Yahoo ...

Gabrielle Union Shares Her Surprising Loves

OWN | Posted 12.12.2014 | OWN

Gabrielle Union is best known for her film and TV work, but acting is far from her only passion. In an interview for the series "Who Am I,"...

Chris Rock and Rosario Dawson in a Cinderella Story: Top Five

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.11.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Remember in Pretty Woman when Richard Gere asks Julia Roberts what happens after the prince rescues Cinderella? Not missing a beat, she says, she resc...

Gabrielle Union: We Need More Women Of Color 'Over A Size 4, With Darker Skin Tones' In Starring Roles

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.08.2014 | Women

Echoing the sentiment of her "Top Five" co-star Chris Rock, Gabrielle Union sees a glaring lack of parts for black women in film. But she also recogni...

Gabrielle Union: Lack Of Compassion About Eric Garner Makes Me Fear For My Family

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.05.2014 | Black Voices

There's a lot to complain about in the way the justice system has handled the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, but Gabrielle Union's chief con...

Gabrielle Union Dishes On Dwyane Wade's Hidden Talent

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.05.2014 | Weddings

The mark of any good wedding is a crowded dance floor -- and by that measure (and many, many others), Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's wedding was on...

Top Five

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.02.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Andre Allen (Rock) is a hip New York-based stand-up comedian who has stretched his talents thin. He's in a plethora of movies; none are particularly good, though they have brought him fame and fortune.

EBONY To Honor Top 100 Black Influencers Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 11.20.2014 | Black Voices

Ebony Magazine has a history of celebrating influential African Americans. As usual, the magazine's annual 'Power 100' list of standout figures in...

Gabrielle Union Speaks Out About Nude Photo Hack

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.07.2014 | Women

It's been nearly two months since nude photos of Gabrielle Union leaked on the Internet. Now the actress is speaking out about how the invasion of pri...