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More Than 100 Black Celebrities Gather For Private Townhall On Race

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.15.2016 | Black Voices

A photo posted by The Game (@losangelesconfidential) on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:24am PDT In the aftermath of the unjust events that have taken place ...

Taraji P. Henson Checks Troll Who Tries To Downplay Black Beauty

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.07.2016 | Black Voices

Don't interrupt Taraji P. Henson when she's applauding black women. Ever. One internet troll learned that lesson when he stepped into the "Empire" sta...

Taraji P. Henson Announces Memoir 'Around the Way Girl'

Entertainment Weekly | Taryn Finley | Posted 05.13.2016 | Black Voices

Taraji P. Henson’s memoir, Around the Way Girl, is coming out this fall, the actress announced on Instagram Thursday. The Empire star also revealed ...

Prison Diaries Is Honored by the Webby Awards -- But Who Won?

Chandra Bozelko | Posted 04.28.2016 | Crime
Chandra Bozelko

Because there are no selfies taken in cells, Prison Diaries can't offer actual glimpses inside a modern prison; I use only stock photos, my mug shots and ID picture. Nor is there anything streaming live on Prison Diaries; every post was handwritten years ago.

Pharrell Williams To Contribute Music To Taraji P. Henson's 'Hidden Figures'

Entertainment Weekly | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.07.2016 | Black Voices

Pharrell Williams has announced that he’ll produce and contribute music to the upcoming drama Hidden Figures....

As Epic Crises Build, Empire Writer Says Goal Is Not To Keep Making Each Crisis More Epic

David Hinckley | Posted 03.29.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Fox's lavish music biz soap Empire isn't thinking small when it returns at 9 p.m. ET Wednesday for the second half of its second season. Lucious ...

Janelle Monae Lands Role In NASA Drama 'Hidden Figures' Alongside Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer

Billboard | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.08.2016 | Black Voices

Janelle Monae is taking one giant leap for Wondaland in a new space drama called Hidden Figures, a rep for Wondaland Management has confirmed to Billb...

Octavia Spencer Joins Taraji P. Henson In Space Drama 'Hidden Figures'

Entertainment Weekly | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.18.2016 | Black Voices

Octavia Spencer will help Taraji P. Henson put an American in space....

Taraji P. Henson To Star In Fox 2000's 'Hidden Figures'

The Hollywood Reporter | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.11.2016 | Black Voices

Hot off her Golden Globe win, Taraji P. Henson has signed on to star in Fox 2000's 'Hidden Figures.'...

Taraji P. Henson Thought Maroon 5 Played The Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 02.08.2016 | Entertainment

"Empire" star Taraji P. Henson was super psyched for Maroon 5 to play the Super Bowl halftime show -- too bad she got Coldplay instead. On Sunday, He...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: #OscarsNotWhite - Hypothetical Nominations That Should've Happened Since 2000

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.21.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The #OscarsSoWhite hashtag is on-point. The voters dropped the ball last year when they failed to give a nomination to anyone of color in major categories. Ditto for this year, and years before this and last year.

Taraji P. Henson On The Most Important Thing About Cookie Lyon

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.13.2016 | Black Voices

Despite the cult-like adoration for her role as Cookie Lyon on “Empire,” Taraji P. Henson wants one thing to be known – Cookie is “not a caric...

These 5 Elle Covers Are Exactly What We Need

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.12.2016 | Style

Elle tapped an impressive group of actresses for its 6th annual "Women In TV" issue -- and the resulting five covers are stunning, to say the least. ...

Here's How Taraji P. Henson Would Silence Homophobic 'Empire' Haters

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Taraji P. Henson doesn't have time for homophobia. The 45-year-old actress, who nabbed a Golden Globe on Sunday for her role as Cookie Lyon on "Empir...

The 2016 Golden Globes: Ricky Gervais Sags, While Leonardo DiCaprio Soars

Michael Russnow | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

A kinder, gentler and mostly out of sight Ricky Gervais held forth at this year's Golden Globe Awards on NBC with a bunch of surprise winners along with the expectations of lots of pundits. It moved relatively swiftly, especially towards the end when it ran overtime, but as entertainment it was mostly so-so.

Taraji P. Henson Hands Out Cookies While Accepting Golden Globe Award

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment

Taraji P. Henson Davis won the the award for Best Actress in a TV Drama at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night. The actress was recogn...

Taraji P. Henson Is A Class Act At The Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.10.2016 | Style

It's no big surprise that Taraji P. Henson is nominated for her role as Cookie on Fox's "Empire." But what is shocking is the subtly sexy look the act...

How To Get Taraji P. Henson's 'Urban Veronica Lake' Hair

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 12.11.2015 | Style

We'll never grow tired of wearing braids. They're such a great style to wear when you just don't have time to wash your hair or you'd like to give you...

Taraji P. Henson And Terrence Howard's Kimye Impressions Are Spot On

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.10.2015 | Entertainment

Keeping up with the Kardashians isn't easy -- even for us -- but Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard seem to know a thing or two about it. During the...

Mary J., Kerry And Taraji Get Down In Another Feel Good Commercial

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.20.2015 | Black Voices

There's nothing like dancing and sharing a good laugh with your girlfriends -- and Mary J. Blige, Kerry Washington and Taraji P. Henson take us to tha...

Apple Exec Apologizes After Mansplaining Music To Women

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.20.2015 | Women

Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine has drawn the outrage of The Internet this week after making some ridiculous comments about why women need music. ...

Why Regina King Calls The Sisterhood Among Women In Hollywood 'Priceless'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.10.2015 | Black Voices

Actress Regina King doesn't take her relationships with Hollywood's leading ladies for granted, she told HuffPost Live on Friday. At this year's Emmy...

Taraji P. Henson Is A Showstopper In Cut-Out Alexander Wang

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 11.03.2015 | Style

Taraji P. Henson is a force to be reckoned with, both on-screen as Cookie Lyons and off-screen as a fully emerged, bonafide style star. The actress st...

Watch 'Empire Stars Have Fun Messing With Taraji P. Henson On Set

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.22.2015 | Entertainment

Stars take embarrassing videos of friends without their consent -- they're just like us! The latest victim of video prankery is "Empire" matriarch Ta...

Taraji P. Henson Frees Her Natural Hair In Jawdroppingly Gorgeous Photoshoot

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.16.2015 | Black Voices

Taraji "Slay" Henson serves fierceness every time she's in front of a camera but a recent photoshoot shows a side of her we've never seen before. Free...