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Holly Robinson Peete: Charles Kinsey Shooting Is 'My True Real Life Nightmare'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.25.2016 | Black Voices

The police shooting of mental health therapist Charles Kinsey in Miami, Florida, on July 18 has caused Holly Robinson Peete to express her concerns ov...

Autism and the Black Community

Ronda Lee | Posted 05.24.2016 | Black Voices
Ronda Lee

For many years, the black community has shunned talks about developmental disabilities and mental illness. When it came to the development disabled, the term "slow" or "little yellow school bus" has frequently been used.

Aspiring Teen Model Proves That Autism Won't Hold Him Back

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 05.19.2016 | OWN

When RJ Peete was diagnosed with autism at age 3, doctors told his parents, Holly and RJ, that their son likely wouldn't achieve much. Back then, RJ w...

Holly Robinson Peete's Answer To Son's Pointed Question, 'Do I Have Autism Still?'

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 04.07.2016 | OWN

Holly Robinson Peete has always been open about her family's experience with autism, following son RJ's diagnosis at age 3. She's talked about her "se...

Autism's Big Elephant In The Room

Holly Robinson Peete | Posted 04.01.2016 | OWN
Holly Robinson Peete

When some autism parents who are at their wits end dare to doubt, question or voice their concerns and desire for more conversations and research about potential effects of environmental triggers -- including inoculations, GMOs, pesticides and other things -- it can be met with cruel indifference and mean-spirited name calling.

Holly Robinson Peete Has The Tough Discussion All Black Parents Have With Their Sons

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 03.28.2016 | OWN

When teenagers leave the house, their mothers often worry. Just ask Holly Robinson Peete. Holly's son RJ is 18 years old and was diagnosed with autism...

Holly Robinson Peete Refuses To Use 'Limiting' Language To Describe Her Son

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.21.2016 | Parents

Actress Holly Robinson Peete sat down with HuffPost Live on Wednesday and opened up about the journey her family has faced since her son RJ was diagno...

What It Was Like For Holly Robinson Peete To Hear Her Son's Autism Diagnosis

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 03.10.2016 | OWN

Holly Robinson Peete will never forget the day her now-18-year-old son, RJ, was diagnosed with autism. Though the actress, activist, author and mother...

Leah Remini On One Of The Most 'Annoying' Things About 'The Talk'

OWN | Posted 06.01.2015 | OWN

In 2010, actress Leah Remini was cast as one of the original hosts of "The Talk" alongside Sharon Osbourne, Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Holly Robinson Peete.

5 Ways To Help Your Daughter Deal With ADHD

Holly Robinson Peete | Posted 11.12.2014 | Parents
Holly Robinson Peete

To help other mothers and daughters develop deeper relationships and navigate through the challenges Ryan and I faced along this ADHD journey, I want to take the opportunity to share a few tips that have worked for us.

EXCLUSIVE: Legendary Photographer Bill Jones' Says BET Awards Denied His Credentials

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 09.06.2014 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

The BET Awards show held on June 29, 2014, was a record-breaking event. The event was cable's number one award show this season, drawing 7.9 million ...

Celebrity Collector: Holly Robinson Peete

Reyne Haines | Posted 08.10.2014 | Entertainment
Reyne Haines

Actress Holly Robinson Peete was great to interview as she was a memory from my teen years, her collecting interests began with a favorite item from her childhood, and one of her passions has to do with children.

Actress Provides Moving Explanation Of Why J. Cole's Lyrics Are Offensive

Posted 07.23.2013 | Parents

Mom, actress and autism activist Holly Robinson Peete first came across the lyrics to Drake's song, "Jodeci Freestyle," when her 15-year-old son, R.J....

WATCH: Actress Comments About 'Lesbian Lacrosse Team'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In talking about the Philadelphia Eagles and college football with ESPN's "First Take," actress Holly Robinson Peete got a little off-topic. The fo...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Black Voices

Jurnee Smollett was on hand for Coach’s 3rd Annual Evening Of Cocktails And Shopping To Benefit The Children’s Defense Fund this week. The "Tempta...

WATCH: Surprising Reason She Wouldn't Date Johnny Depp

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.07.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Actress Holly Robinson Peete got her breakout role when she was cast as Officer Judy Hoffs on the late 80s TV show "21 Jump Street." That show was als...

Autism, Meet Adolescence... Kaboom! One Momma's Perspective, Fears and Solutions

Holly Robinson Peete | Posted 06.02.2013 | Parents
Holly Robinson Peete

Socially, the stakes change when high school begins. For a 15-year-old with autism, it can be like being at the bottom of the Grand Canyon looking up. A massive climb.

Still 'Hangin'!

Posted 03.29.2013 | TV

"Hangin' With Mr. Cooper" may be a distant, yet fond memory for many fans of ABC's T.G.I.F. lineup, but the series' former stars Holly Robinson Peete ...

Global Travel: Teaching Americans to Think Outside of Themselves

Galit Breen | Posted 03.25.2013 | Impact
Galit Breen

7 continents. 40 countries. 500,000 alumni. More than 20,000 ambassadors traveling annually. That's what People to People is about.

PHOTOS: Our Favorite Celebrity Halloween Costumes

Posted 11.02.2012 | Black Voices

With Hurricane Sandy wreaking havoc on the east coast, it's easy to forget that Halloween is tomorrow. But that doesn't mean our favorite celebrities ...

Stars on Stage, Red Carpet and in the Sky at Design Care 2012 (VIDEO)

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 09.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Tanya Young Williams

Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete had shown their appreciation for the support of HollyRod in a glamorous manner. The Design Care 2012 was a huge success financially, socially and aesthetically.

50 Cent Faces Backlash Over Offensive Autism Tweets

Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents

50 Cent has found himself in hot water. The rapper, who has a rather colorful Twitter presence -- and 6.8 million followers -- recently made statement...

WATCH: The Dos And Donts Of Dating & Sports

Posted 06.04.2012 | Black Voices

The combination of romance and sports has always played off of one another metaphorically when referencing the dating game. During the latest episode ...

WATCH: 'Rocky' Franchise Comes Under Scrutiny

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.29.2012 | Black Voices

Memorable lines such as “show me the money” and “there’s no crying in baseball” have landed both "Jerry Maguire" and "A League of Their Own"...

WATCH: Which Athlete Urinates On His Hands?

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.10.2012 | Black Voices

Bizarre pre-game idiosyncrasies have propelled some of the world's greatest athletes to big wins and even to championships -- that, or their freakish ...