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Idris Elba, Queen Latifah, Viola Davis & More Talk #OscarSoWhite at SAG Awards

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 02.06.2016 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

I spoke with many of the nominees and winners including Viola Davis, Idris Alba and Queen Latifah about #OscarsSoWhite and the subject of diversity as a whole on the carpet. Find out what they had to say below. Have a look and let me know your thoughts.

Lifetime Sets Movie About Kevin Durant’s Mom

Deadline Hollywood | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.04.2016 | Black Voices

Cassandra Freeman (Inside Man, Single Ladies), Tracie Thoms (Cold Case, Rent), Pauletta Washington (Wilma), Daniel Bellomy, Nic Few (Major Crimes, Th...

Lady Gaga Wins Golden Globe For Best Actress In A Miniseries Or TV Movie

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment

Yaaass, Gaga, yaaass. Lady Gaga beat out Kirsten Dunst in "Fargo," Sarah Hay in "Flesh and Bone," Queen Latifah in "Bessie," and Felicity H...

Queen Latifah To Star In Lee Daniels' Drama Pilot

AP | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.09.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Queen Latifah is starring in a new drama pilot from filmmaker Lee Daniels, the co-creator of Fox TV's "Empire." The untitled Fox ...

'The Wiz Live!' Sparkles as Bright as the Emerald City!

Peter Mac | Posted 12.08.2015 | Entertainment
Peter Mac

I clicked my heels three times and prayed that this year's NBC live musical would be a winner. There is a God! Or in this case, a wizard!

'The Wiz Live!' Finds a Brand New Day on the Small Screen

EBONY.com | Posted 12.04.2015 | Black Voices
EBONY.com

While the production may have gathered ire from some, for most (and at least Black Twitter), the star-studded cast of NBC's The Wiz Live didn't disappoint.

A Queerly Entertaining Weekend

Robyn Vie Carpenter | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Robyn Vie Carpenter

I have taken a writing hiatus for the last couple of months to work on a new book. Now that it's almost done, I wanted to take time to tell you about ...

'The Wiz Live!' Director On Why He Cast A Woman For The Title Role

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.01.2015 | Black Voices

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A Sneak Peek At The Fabulous Costumes Of 'The Wiz Live!'

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.25.2015 | Black Voices

"The Wiz Live!" airs in two weeks but we have phenomenal costumes to admire in the meantime.  NBC will air the "The Wiz Live!" on Dec. ...

It's Here: 'The Wiz Live!' Trailer Has Arrived And It's Amazing

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.17.2015 | Black Voices

The newly released trailer for NBC's much-anticipated three-hour production of "The Wiz Live!" has arrived and, thankfully, it gives...

Cornell Entrepreneurship - Far Above the Summit

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 11.20.2015 | College
Randee Mia Berman

There's entre nous. There's entre' cote. And then there's entre-preneur. Just like the intimate just between us (entre nous) phrase and the succu...

Follow Queen Latifah's Lead: Rise Above Heart Failure

Nancy Brown | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

A key component of Rise Above Heart Failure is encouraging people to make small changes that can make a big difference. More than just a spokeswoman, Latifah is leading by example.

Queen Latifah Won't Take Misogyny In Rap Lying Down

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.01.2015 | Black Voices

Rap music was a male-dominated industry when Queen Latifah was coming up (and it still is), but the rapper-turned-actress and TV producer st...

Queen Latifah Discusses Helping Her Mother Battle A Major Health Issue

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.01.2015 | Black Voices

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8 September Magazine Covers Feature Incredible Black Women

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.01.2015 | Black Voices

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Queen Latifah And Mary J. Blige To Join NBC's 'The Wiz Live!'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.29.2015 | Black Voices

NBC just added two big names to the cast of their forthcoming live musical event “The Wiz Live!” On Tuesday, the network announced m...

These 22 TV Theme Songs Will Have You Singing Along. We Guarantee It.

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.10.2015 | Black Voices

A show was only as good as its theme song back in the day. Those catchy show-openers were a crucial part of why we keep coming back to these old schoo...

How Women React To ‘90s Rap Videos They Haven't Seen In Years

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women

What do you remember about '90s rap videos? Perhaps it's the iconic Hammer pants that M.C. Hammer wore in videos like “U Can’t Touch This,” or m...

20 Rich and Famous Community College Graduates

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

While it's impressive and inspiring to hear stories of a self-made celebrities who carved out their fortunes without a college degree to their names, you might be surprised to see the 20 millionaires that landed on this list by attending community college.

10 Things I Learned about Bessie

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 05.18.2015 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I screened Bessie on HBO and here are 10 things I learned.

Watch Queen Latifah And Jimmy Fallon Beatbox 'Bust A Move' On 'The Tonight Show'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 05.16.2015 | Entertainment

Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon are a match made in entertainment heaven. Latifah stopped by "The Tonight Show" Friday, where she joined Fallon in a...

Queen Latifah Opens Up About Those Lesbian Love Scenes In 'Bessie'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On-screen love scenes, gay or straight, should not be a matter of controversy, according to Queen Latifah. Latifah spoke with BET about a same-sex ...

HBO Aims To Honor Bessie Smith's Legacy With Music Tour

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.04.2015 | Black Voices

To celebrate the upcoming premiere of HBO’s original film, “Bessie,” the award-winning cable company launched a special two city event series in...

Queen Latifah Opens Up On Nude Scene In HBO's 'Bessie'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.04.2015 | Black Voices

Queen Latifah is bringing Bessie Smith to life in HBO's forthcoming biopic on the legendary blues-jazz singer. The experience has presented her a list...

Queen Latifah Sounds Off On The Gay Community

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Queen Latifah opened up about the gay community in the latest issue of Uptown magazine while discussing her upcoming role in HBO's "Bessie." "Bess...