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Support Black Women in Film by Putting Sisterhood on the Agenda

Angela D. Coleman | Posted 03.18.2015 | Black Voices
Angela D. Coleman

Oh, what a surprise, the Oscar nominees are White men! As they try to use awesome talent like Lupita Nyong'o as a poster child for their agenda, we should remember that the Academy Awards have never been kind to Black women.

On the "A" w/Souleo: New Book Brings 'Dark Girls' Into The Light

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 02.02.2015 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Academy Award winning actress, Lupita Nyong'o proudly graces the cover of the new coffee table book Dark Girls. But the man behind the project, Bill D...

Face Value

Melanie Young | Posted 05.17.2014 | Women
Melanie Young

We need to teach young girls that self-worth is more important than face value and beauty starts from within. The first measure of being beautiful is not based on how you look to others, but on how you look at yourself

Oscar Night in the Congo

Belinda Bauman | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact
Belinda Bauman

Tears. No, sobs actually. Yep, I will own that. I sobbed when Lupita Nyong'o took the stage and accepted an Oscar for portraying, in her words, "so much pain in someone else's life." Pure and unadulterated empathy. She took on the pain of Patsy.

Movie Review: Non-Stop

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.28.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If you crossed a disaster film from the 1970s with a low-budget action-thriller from the last five years, you'd get something that looks like Non-Stop.

Anticipating the Golden Globes: One High Tea and Two Lunches

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When a fan tells him she's tongue tied, Martin Scorsese becomes wildly animated: "Why? You don't need to be. It's just me," and gives her a hug. You c...

Lupita Lands First Major Fashion Cover!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

With the Hollywood award season kicking off this Sunday at the Golden Globes, our favorite glossies are paying homage to this past year's biggest and ...

Survival in Pre-Civil War South: 12 Years a Slave Honored at the Lotos Club

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The subject of race was addressed head on at a luncheon celebrating the film "12 Years a Slave," easily the film of the year in an awards season gathe...