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Growing Up Multiracial: Then and Now

Sonia Smith-Kang | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents
Sonia Smith-Kang

I'm thankful to see that times-they-are-a-changin'! It heals my 13 year-old self who spoke English, Spanish and pidgin from Hawaii. The teenage girl who didn't see herself on TV or in books is now excited to see all the accomplishments in the multiracial/multicultural community.

Taye Diggs Wants His Son To Be Called ‘Mixed,’ Not Black

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 11.18.2015 | Black Voices

Taye Diggs doesn't want you to call his son black -- he wants him to identify as "mixed." Diggs, who recently wrote a book title Mixed Me!&...

Taye Diggs Shares How His Biracial Son Inspired New Children's Book

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.07.2015 | Black Voices

Taye Diggs can add two-time children's book author to his resume with the release of his new book, “Mixed Me!” The actor’s...

What In The World Made Taye Diggs Do Drag On Broadway?

NBCBLK | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.09.2015 | Black Voices

Through the years,Taye Diggs has made a name for himself in Hollywood playing the heartthrob in movies such as 'How Stella Got Her Groove Back,' 'Bro...

You Have One Month Left To See 'Hedwig And The Angry Inch' On Broadway

Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.19.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Hedwig is packing up her miniskirt and high heels and leaving Broadway. Producers of the Tony Award-winning revival said Tuesda...

'Hedwig' Takes A Dip With Taye Diggs In Title Role

The New York Times | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.04.2015 | Black Voices

Taye Diggs is off to a wobbly start in his new heels. Last week was the actor’s first full week in the title role of “Hedwig and the Angr...

23 Black Stars Who Shined On Broadway Through The Years

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.23.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments...

"The Wild Party" Feels Like a Night on the Town

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 07.22.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

That's what The Wild Party is all about. Sex, booze, relationships. And how it's sometimes good to be bad.

Taye Diggs Is A Glittering, Gorgeous Hedwig In First-Look Photo

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.25.2015 | Entertainment

Taye Diggs is officially Hedwig. People magazine revealed the first photo of Diggs decked out in glittering makeup to portray German singer Hedwig...

Taye Diggs Is Ready To Bring 'A Little Chocolate' To 'Hedwig' On Broadway

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts

"Hedwig and the Angry Inch" has had its share of famous stars, from Neil Patrick Harris, to Michael C. Hall to its current star, Darren Criss. Come Ju...

The Taye Diggs Fatherhood Rap You've Been Missing Your Whole Life

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.03.2015 | Parents

Actor Taye Diggs has already proved he's triple threat onstage. And in this new commercial, he shows that he knows a thing or two about fatherhood as ...

Taye Diggs To Star In Broadway's 'Hedwig And The Angry Inch'

Reuters | Gordon Cox | Posted 05.20.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES ( - Taye Diggs will return to Broadway for the first time in a decade in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," stepping into the musica...

Taye Diggs Reveals His Favorite Song From 'Rent'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 02.17.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Before Taye Diggs was following you (and everyone else) on Twitter, the actor had a home on the Great White Way, starring in the original production o...

Idina Menzel And Taye Diggs Are Officially Divorced

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment

Sorry, "Rent" fans. It's officially over. Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have been separated for a year, but the two actors have now finalized their d...

Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel To Close Another Chapter

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 07.24.2014 | Black Voices

Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have decided to unload their Studio City marital estate for $2.995 million, according to Trulia real estate blog....

Taye Diggs Hits The Red Carpet With New Model Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment

Sorry, Idina Menzel fans, but it looks like Taye Diggs has officially moved on. Diggs hit the red carpet with his new girlfriend, model Amanza Smi...

Idina Menzel Talks Candidly About Dating After Divorce

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.24.2014 | Divorce

Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs called it quits on their 10-year marriage last December, and now the Broadway star is opening up about navigating the dati...

Taye Diggs Opens Up About Idina Menzel Split

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment

When Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel announced their split last December, fans of the Broadway couple had a hard time keeping it together. In an inter...

Taye Diggs Says Studios Set Double Standard For Black Films

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 06.07.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Taye Diggs says Hollywood studios hold African-American films to a frustratingly separate and unfair standard. Whether a s...

Christopher Rosen

Looking Back On 'Go,' 15 Years Later | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment

Teen movie connoisseurs had a pretty good time of it in the spring of 1999: "Cruel Intentions," "10 Things I Hate About You," "Never Been Kissed" and ...

Taye Diggs And Idina Menzel Separate After 10 Years Of Marriage

Posted 12.12.2013 | Celebrity

Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel have called it quits after 10 years of marriage, People confirms. "Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have jointly decided to...

My Interview With the Best Man Holiday Director Malcolm D. Lee

George Alexander | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
George Alexander

So I was very excited when I heard that director Malcolm D. Lee was bringing a sequel -- The Best Man Holiday -- to the 1999 film to the screen with his original ensemble cast

Large Appliance Attacks on Directors: Michael Bay Just the Latest

Dan Mirvish | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

Though rare, the incident is far from the only case of large appliances being used to attack film directors.

PHOTOS: It's Beautiful Black Folks Galore!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.04.2013 | Black Voices

How many beautiful black people can you fit on a magazine cover? Plenty. That's just what Ebony accomplished for its November issue featuring the ...

What Sharknados and Operas Can Teach Indie Films

Dan Mirvish | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

The bottom line though is it's become increasingly tough for smaller films to get - and then hold - bookings in traditional art houses, when they're up against the Weinsteins and Searchlights of the world.