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Loretta Devine: Black Women Only Get To Be Leading Ladies In Their 20s And 30s

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 06.28.2016 | Black Voices

Loretta Devine is a national black treasure. In addition to being practically everyone's imaginary auntie, Devine is also one of the hardest working a...

The Secret About Black Women In Hollywood You've Always Wanted To Know

Posted 06.20.2014 | Black Voices

The difficulty black actors and actresses have landing major roles in Hollywood, and the fact that many are cast as secondary characters or stereotype...

WATCH: 'Peeples' Star Shares Most Disgusting Proposal Story Ever

Posted 05.15.2013 | Weddings

At the premiere of Tyler Perry's new film, "Peeples", last weekend, star David Alan Grier shared one of the ickiest proposal stories we've ever heard....

WATCH: These People Really, Really Want You To Vote

The Huffington Post | The Political Mashups Team | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

What do Tom Hanks, Star Jones, Kathy Griffin, Raven Symone, John Cena, Zac Efron and Cher have in common? They all want you to vote. A lot. And eac...

PHOTOS: Local Legend Youngwood Court For $2.42 Million

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.17.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles is set to lose two local legends once "Youngwood Court" is snapped up by a new buyer. The home, otherwise known as "The House Of Davids...

'Jumping The Broom': An Honest Film On Faith, Sex And Forgiveness

Posted 07.05.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Dallas megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes has produced his third movie, Jumping the Broom, a romantic...

Jumping The Broom: Family and Class Conflicts With a Side of Humor

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Marlynn Snyder

The film doesn't try to put a copycat "urban" tag on the proceedings, but instead tells an interesting story free of Hollywood's often narrow depictions of African-Americans.

Not only "For Colored Girls"

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Monroe

For Colored Girls is not only for colored girls because it offers a pathway to self-growth, finding our authentic power, and discovering the divine in one's self.

HuffPost Review: For Colored Girls

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Saying that For Colored Girls is the most disciplined, least clownish film that Tyler Perry has made -- his best film to date -- is faint praise indeed. And that's how it's meant.

HuffPost Review: Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls

Jenee Darden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenee Darden

For Colored Girls is not my favorite Tyler Perry film, but I recommend you see for yourself. Although I hoped for something better, it was refreshing to watch an ensemble of talented black actresses in non-demeaning roles.

For Colored Girls, And For Multiple Stakes

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

The film, "For Colored Girls", is gonna have sista girl flair for sure, but there are a number of reasons to peep it and especially watch how it unfol...

HuffPost Review: Lottery Ticket

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The less said about Lottery Ticket, the better. The odds of you laughing at this weak and obvious comedy are about the same as winning the lottery.