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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

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 05.15.2015 | Gay 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 04.28.2015 | Gay 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...

American Sniper's Cory Hardrict Shares Advice From Clint Eastwood

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 06.15.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Meet Cory Hardrict. Last year, the actor appeared alongside Bradley Cooper as Navy Seal Deryck "D" Dandridge in American Sniper. And this month Hardri...

Interview with Cast Members of "Brotherly Love" Keke Palmer, Cory Hardrict, Eric D. Hill Jr., & Julito McCullum

Timothy Tukes | Posted 06.11.2015 | Entertainment
Timothy Tukes

Perilous peace is disrupted between two notorious West Philadelphia neighborhoods once a multi-person homicide on the Hill leaves June Taylor played by Cory Hardrict as the number one suspect. Hardrict, Keke Palmer, and Eric D. Hill Jr. star as the Taylor siblings in Jamal Hill's new film Brotherly Love.

Mary Lambert: I Thought Singing 'Same Love' Might Get Me Killed

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 05.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Pollo Del Mar

Mary Lambert isn't just open about being a lesbian. One spin of plucky single "Secrets" lays bare the singer/songwriter's struggles with weight, bipolar disorder, a dysfunctional family and much, much more. Says Lambert with a laugh, "I'm severely out!"

The Year Ahead: 2015 Movies Just Slightly Off the Beaten Path

Jon Eig | Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

When I began reading all the "anticipated films of 2015" lists, it became pretty clear pretty quick that my own version of that list would differ greatly from most of what I was seeing.

Incredible Teen Poets Sum Up Everything Wrong With America

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.14.2015 | Teen

"There are things missing from our history books." Indeed, American textbooks have plenty of blind spots, but Belissa Escobedo, Rhiannon McGavin a...

The One Role Queen Latifah Has A Desire To Fulfill

Posted 12.17.2014 | Black Voices

--Grammy award and Golden Globe award-winning singer-actress Queen Latifah reveals her desire to become a mother. (Closer Weekly) More Notable/...

Producer Michael Levitt's Cause for Paws Will Make TV History This Thanksgiving

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.23.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

When Los Angeles-based TV producer Michael Levitt isn't creating hit shows, he's driving all over greater L.A. rescuing dogs from kill shelters and placing them in loving "forever" homes. Now taking his passion one giant leap further, Levitt has created a groundbreaking TV event.


AP | Posted 12.01.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Queen Latifah Show" will be ending after this season. Distributor Sony Pictures Television said Friday the show will air origi...