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'The Help' Costume Designer Talks Styling | Posted 10.10.2011 | Black Voices

The costumes in "The Help," the film based on the bestselling novel by Kathryn Stockett, offer a glimpse into the fashions of the "Mad Men"-era South....

Revisiting Our Nation's Legacy of Race Relations in The Help

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 10.09.2011 | Entertainment
Marlynn Snyder

The white Jesus on the wall in Aibileen's humble home, a place of honor next to a photo of her deceased beloved son, underscores the amazing conflicts of everyday life in 1960s Mississippi.

Hollywood Outdoes Itself On 'The Help'

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home

A class act such as "The Help" is rare enough in Hollywood. Coming at the tail end of summer blockbuster season, it's almost unheard of. "The Help" i...

WATCH: Octavia Spencer On Her Role In 'The Help'

Posted 10.05.2011 | Black Voices

With less than a week from its release, the New York Times best-seller ‘The Help’ will make its debut in theaters nationwide on August 10. Set in...

Octavia Spencer Says Men Should Watch 'The Help,' Too | Posted 10.05.2011 | Home

In this original video, produced with our network cousins over at Huffington Post Culture and the newly launched Huffington Post BlackVoices, Paul Nee...

The Courage of Greatness!

Russell Simmons | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment
Russell Simmons

My brother, Danny, recently reminded me of the time my father took us both to the front of a picket line. He took me off his shoulders, let go of Danny's hand, and decided to lay down in protest in front a moving bulldozer.

Kathryn Stockett Needs Help

Duchess Harris | Posted 10.04.2011 | Books
Duchess Harris

Our popular culture obsession is with the "largely fictional" book, The Help. Sounds like an opportune moment for second wave feminists to engage in some serious deconstructionist critical analysis. Or maybe not.

'The Help' To Be Made Into A Movie

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Kathryn Stockett and Tate Taylor have been best friends all their lives. Now they're collaborating on a major motion picture. DreamWorks Studios rece...

'The Help' Movie To Start Filming This Summer In Mississippi

AP | SHELIA BYRD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

JACKSON, Miss. — Brunson Green, a producer known on the independent film circuit for movies like "Chicken Party" and "Pretty Ugly People," says ...