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Lynn Whitfield

'Greenleaf' Star Explains What Makes This New TV Family So Different From The Rest

OWN | Lynn Okura | Posted 06.21.2016 | OWN

Actress Lynn Whitfield says the new original drama series "Greenleaf," premiering tonight on OWN, showcases a powerful family that is unlike anything ...

Tribeca Film Festival Audiences Love OWN's New Show, but will the Black Church?: Oprah Winfrey Talks Greenleaf

RaVal Davis | Posted 04.27.2016 | Entertainment
RaVal Davis

Last Wednesday I had the absolute pleasure of being in the presence of the mighty O--that's right Oprah and her all-star cast of OWN's newest addition...

Actress Grace Gibson Nails It In Film Black Nativity

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Newcomer Grace Gibson plays her character, Maria, to heart in the recently released film "Black Nativity" starring Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Je...

Rebirth: A New Musical Brings the Talented Lynn Whitfield and 'Nephew Tommy' Miles to the Stage

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts
Akoshia Yoba

Set in the year 2156, Jackson's theatrical production fast forwards us into a future where freedom and the power to choose for oneself have been obliterated by cataclysmic world events.

Brennan Williams

The Latest Addition To Marvin Gaye's Biopic? | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.17.2013 | Black Voices

As thousands of families continue to welcome neglected children and teens into their homes each year, Lynn Whitfield’s forthcoming role in Nicholas ...

PHOTOS: Best Style Moments Of The Week

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.22.2012 | Black Voices

The weather was hot, hot, hot across the country this week and so were the style moments. Selita Ebanks was spotted "Angelegging" in a gorgeous hig...

Julee Wilson

Last Night In New York City: Dance Theatre Of Harlem's 'Vision Gala' | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.29.2012 | Black Voices

At the Dance Theatre of Harlem's "Vision Gala" Tuesday night in New York City, special guest host Soledad O'Brien and the evening's honorary chairpers...

Not All Books Are Created Equal: Some Are Created With Art & Soul

Malcolm Harris | Posted 12.28.2011 | Style
Malcolm Harris

Earlier this week Mister GoLightly found himself in the middle of a jam packed soiree at the The Sony Store in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. This e...

Famed Choreographer Is Still a "WIZ" in Old Firehouse

Cheryl Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Cheryl Wills

Today dancer and choreographer George Faison lives inside a decommissioned firehouse in the heart of Harlem. But you are sorely mistaken if you think he's fallen upon hard times.

Chez Josephine, the World's Best Restaurant!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

'Is it really all you suggest?' "Certainly it's a 'fun' place, with more than decent food. It's in jolly surroundings, with a zany ambiance, that ef...

Evidence Dance Company's Silver Ball at the Plaza

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Unfortunate alterations, made by the former Mrs. Donald Trump, remain intact at the Hotel Plaza. Even so, for a party there's no more special place so redolent of elegance and festivity.

The Dazzle of a Rising Star

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

New York has a way of continually affording one with opportunities to ask questions like, "What becomes a legend most?"

A House in the Hamptons?: Historic Vacation Spots of the Black Elite

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Some African-Americans, seemingly born under an auspicious star, apparently have always gathered to share their leisure pursuits with others who were similarly favored.