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'Empire' Star Explains Why Television Is The Place To Find Diversity

Posted 01.26.2015 | Black Voices

The growing Hollywood trend of a-listers making a transition from the silver screen to television has attracted the likes of Charlie Sheen, Ashton Kut...

This Is How Terrence Howard Filmed His Most 'Difficult Scene' In 'Empire'

Posted 01.12.2015 | Black Voices

FOX’s new series, “Empire,” has drawn a great deal of attention leading up to its television premiere this week. The show, which centers aro...

Terrence Howard Talks New FOX Series Empire

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 01.07.2015 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

Lee Daniels and Brian Grazier's new offering Empire, a television drama dealing with a hip hop family dynasty, stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson as an embittered and formerly married couple vying for the control of a thriving music corporation.

Maureen Ryan

So Far, There's Only One Reason To Watch 'Empire' | Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.07.2015 | Entertainment

"Empire" is being marketed as a bold, original show from high-profile artists, but it feels strangely tentative in its first episode. And if I may...

Five Perfect New Year's Lessons I Learned from Lee Daniels in Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Just in time for the ideal reflections on the new year ahead, I sat down with filmmaker Lee Daniels on a terrace overlooking the splendid Arabian Gulf during the recent Dubai International Film Festival.

Actress Taraji P. Henson's Heartfelt Message To Mike Brown's Mother

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.10.2014 | Black Voices

As an African-American mother herself, Taraji P. Henson feels for Lesley McSpadden who lost her son Mike Brown last month in Ferguson, Missouri. But w...

Taraji P. Henson: Hollywood Execs Don't Get Me

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.15.2014 | Black Voices

Throughout her acting career, Taraji P. Henson has had the honor of appearing in films alongside stars like Brad Pitt and has made guest appearances o...

The Super SEXY 'Think Like A Man Too' Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.10.2014 | Black Voices

The stars were out at Monday night's Hollywood premiere of "Think Like A Man Too" -- and so were their boobs! That's right, it was all about the cleav...

WATCH: Tyrese Confronts Taraji Over 'Baby Boy' Sex Scene Claim

Posted 06.04.2014 | Black Voices

Tyrese Gibson made his big screen debut in John Singleton’s 2001 drama, “Baby Boy.” And perhaps one of the film’s most memorable moments was t...

Why You Should See From the Rough

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 07.01.2014 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

My fellow Virgo and Howard University Alum, Taraji P. Henson, sat down with me last week to have an early morning breakfast and a chat about her new f...

Taraji P. Henson Talks 'From The Rough'

Black Film | Posted 04.23.2014 | Black Voices

Finally coming out to theaters after being on the shelf for over two years is ‘From The Rough,’ the inspirational true story of Catana Starks star...

Taraji P. Henson To Star In Lee Daniels' Fox Pilot

Deadline Hollywood | Posted 02.26.2014 | Black Voices

Taraji P. Henson is reuniting with her Hustle & Flow co-star Terrence Howard for another drama project set in the hip-hop world, this time in TV. Pers...

She Knew Her Days Were Numbered

Posted 11.21.2013 | TV

Taraji P. Henson knew about her shocking "Person of Interest" fate for years. "I knew when I signed on to do the project the character would have a...

The Secret Behind Taraji's Radiant Skin...

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.26.2013 | Black Voices

Black don't crack, right? Well, kind of. "You have to take care of your skin. You just can't assume 'I'm black, I don't crack.' No, if you don't t...

PHOTOS: Essence Festival Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.08.2013 | Black Voices

The 2013 Essence Festival wrapped up last night with an electrifying performance by the one-and-only Beyoncé. And with a headliner like that and a we...

Taraji Celebrates '365Black' With McDonalds

Posted 07.15.2013 | Black Voices

Among this year's many festivities taking place in New Orleans during the Essence Music Festival, the 10th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards were h...

Movie Review: The Good Doctor

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At first glance, The Good Doctor seems like a pilot for a TV series we've seen seemingly dozens of times -- most successfully in E.R. But the longer you watch The Good Doctor, the more something seems off.

PHOTO: Taraji Takes It ALL Off!

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.17.2012 | Black Voices

Cheers to Taraji P. Henson who looks absolutely stunning as she poses nude for Allure's May 2012 issue! The "Person of Interest" actress was shot b...

Think Like A Man: Is Our Economic Growth Worth the Price of Admission?

Kirsten West Savali | Posted 06.01.2012 | Black Voices
Kirsten West Savali

I don't like Steve Harvey -- yes, I said it. To be more precise, since I've never met the man personally, I don't like what Steve Harvey represents.

Romany Malco Is At Home In The World -- From The White House To Hollywood

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

At 43, Romany Malco is still learning and stretching. His next goal is to blur the lines between fiction and nonfiction on television.

Nicki Gostin

Taraji P. Henson Gets Tough On 'Person Of Interest' | Nicki Gostin | Posted 12.07.2011 | Celebrity

Taraji P. Henson plays tough-as-nails Detective Carter on the CBS drama "Person of Interest," but her turn on the small screen follows an eclectic mov...

PHOTOS: Minaj, Pretty In Pink At Grammy Nominations Concert

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.31.2012 | Black Voices

They don't call her Barbie for nothing. Nicki Minaj was decked out in a blue skin-tight dress, sky-high pumps and her signature pink hair as she h...

11 Notable HBCU Alumni

Posted 10.04.2011 | College

Did you know that P. Diddy interned at Uptown records while he was at Howard University? Or that Oprah got her start in broadcasting while at Tennesse...

Jordan Zakarin

Taraji P. Henson: I Would Play A Tree For Tom Hanks | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 08.29.2011 | Entertainment

The name Tom Hanks means something. With over three decades on our screens, small and large, he's more than an actor: he's a draw, a guarantee, a ...

Forehead Tittaes: Marion Cotillard Unveils New Accessory For Women (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard knows what it's like to have men avoid your gaze in order to stare at your cleavage, so she was the perfect choice to un...