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On the "A" w/Souleo: Veteran Funk Band Returns Right On Time, Decades Later

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 04.30.2015 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

What the 'funk' is going on? It's a fair question to ask in music these days, as funk appears to be making a mainstream comeback. There's Mark Ronson...

Isaiah Washington: A Hotel Tried To Kick Me Out 'For Being An Uppity Negro'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.24.2015 | Black Voices

Isaiah Washington told HuffPost Live on Thursday that he was "racially profiled in Silicon Valley" on Saturday, April 18. Washington explained to H...

Isaiah Washington Recalls Getting A 'Beatdown' After Being Mistaken For Gay During His Early Years

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.23.2015 | Gay Voices

In an interview with HuffPost Live this week, Isaiah Washington recalled being the victim of an anti-gay attack back in the 1980s in New York. "I ...

Tavis Smiley: My Conversation With Isaiah Washington on Black Identity

Tavis Smiley | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Tonight on PBS, I'm joined by NAACP Image Award and SAG Award-winning actor Isaiah Washington, star of the upcoming feature, Blackbird. In the film, which he also produced, Isaiah plays the father of a devout Christian teenager struggling with his true identity.

Isaiah Washington Wants A Hillary Clinton/Michelle Obama Ticket In 2016

The HuffPost Show | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.11.2015 | HPSN

In what comes as a surprise to no one, Hillary Clinton is expected to announce on Sunday that she is running for president in 2016. She's been an assu...

Isaiah Washington: Chris Rock Owes Us More Explanation About His Police Tweets

The HuffPost Show | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.11.2015 | HPSN

Isaiah Washington thinks Chris Rock owes his social media followers a more in-depth explanation of the selfie he posted when he was pulled over by the...

Losing Isaiah: Is Self Censorship a Way to Avoid Driving While Black?

Torraine Walker | Posted 04.06.2015 | Black Voices
Torraine Walker

How much freedom of expression does Black America withhold in exchange for a measure of safety in White America? What do we gain by that, and what do we lose? How much of our flavor, our life rhythm do we have to suppress daily to fit in, thrive, and survive?

Isaiah Washington Talks 'Driving While Black,' Responds To Critics

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.08.2015 | Black Voices

Actor Isaiah Washington appeared on "CNN Tonight" on Wednesday to respond to the heavy criticism he's received online after posting tweets about Chris...

LOOK: 'Blackbird' Stars, Creatives Say 'YES To Love'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.25.2015 | Gay Voices

Following in the footsteps of a number of high-profile celebrities, the cast and creative team of "Blackbird" are speaking out in defense of the lesbi...

Grey's Anatomy 'We Are Never Getting Back Together' Recap: OMG Burke!

Karen Fratti | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

April and Jackson feel ambivalent about their baby; Webber wants Yang to repeal the Harper Avery and cranky about the talent drain and the foundation. Jo is totally overworked. Bailey put the deactivated HIV cells in the bubble boy without parental consent. Derek has Amy in town and they are performing surgery on conjoined twins, like two best friends we know are about to be torn apart.

First Photo Of Isaiah Washington's Return To 'Grey's Anatomy'

Posted 03.29.2014 | TV

Nobody knows exactly what Isaiah Washington's return to "Grey's Anatomy" will look like, but Ellen Pompeo recently posted the first photo of her forme...

Isaiah Washington Says His 'Grey's Anatomy' Return Will 'Blow You Away'

Posted 03.20.2014 | TV

Isaiah Washington will return to "Grey's Anatomy" for one episode, seven years after his controversial exit, and he promises excellent things ahead fo...

Fired 'Grey's Anatomy' Star Returning 7 Years After Using Anti-Gay Slur

AP | Posted 03.07.2014 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC says Isaiah Washington will return to "Grey's Anatomy" for a guest appearance in May, seven years after he was fired from the...

The Long-Shot Nominees

Jon Eig | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

If you're an awards junkie, then you already know the likely Oscar nominees. Just to be contrary, I thought I'd nominate people and films who, like boss Jim Gettys, have something less than a chance. These are the films and performances of 2013 that should be considered, but won't be.

The LGBTQ Community's Response to Alec Baldwin's Anti-Gay Slurs: A Race-Based Double Standard?

Irene Monroe | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

Baldwin has received numerous passes from the LGBTQ community where others have not. And many in LGBTQ communities of color contest that the reason might be race-based. The case of Tracy Morgan is a glaring example.

'Grey's Anatomy' Star: I Was Shunned By Hollywood After Anti-Gay Slur

Posted 09.13.2013 | Gay Voices

"Grey's Anatomy" veteran Isaiah Washington said no one in Hollywood "wanted to touch" him after the controversy that ensued when he uttered an anti-ga...

The Word Is In On D.C. Sniper Movie

AP | DAVID ROONEY | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Blue Caprice" is a disturbing, masterfully controlled thriller based on the 2002 sniper attacks in the Washington, D.C., suburbs....

D.C. Sniper Attacks Come To Life In Sundance Hit

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.15.2013 | Entertainment

Now that "Fruitvale Station" has made its post-Sundance impact, another harrowing true story from recent history is making its way to the big screen. ...

Can Fashion Designer Ozwald Boateng Transform Africa?

Lola Adesioye | Posted 08.03.2013 | Impact
Lola Adesioye

What does a Savile Row fashion designer have in common with Africa's forthcoming industrial revolution? Well, in Ozwald Boateng's case, a lot.

The Unforgettable -- Isaiah Washington

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 06.02.2013 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Live long enough and someone will have a complaint about you. Interact with enough people and they will find your flaws. That is the price you pay for being an imperfect human being.

A 'Battlestar Galactica' Reunion?

Posted 03.09.2013 | TV

Michael Trucco will reunite with his "Battlestar Galactica" co-star Tricia Helfer for a new ABC pilot, TVLine reports. The pilot, titled "Killer Women...

Live From Sundance 2013: Tuesday, Jan. 22

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Written by and starring the dreaded team of Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael, it's about -- well, really, who cares? Keep in mind that this is the same pair responsible for the awful Bride Wars and you get the picture.

Falling for Vanessa Bell Calloway At ABFF

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 09.30.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

When I met Vanessa Bell Calloway, I wanted to give her a standing ovation. She is an extraordinary actress, dancer, philanthropist, motivator, mentor, wife, and mother.

Russ Parr- Unplugged At ABFF

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 09.16.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Russ Parr makes no apologies for telling this story. Though the subject matter is "difficult to digest", many of these stories are based on true experiences.

T.R. Knight: Why I Left 'Grey's Anatomy'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Even with his name up in lights on a Broadway marquee, former "Grey's Anatomy" star T.R. Knight is achingly insecure. The fact that ...