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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Jump They Say?

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.07.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

A good friend of mine sent me an inspiring video by Steve Harvey (above) telling his audience after an episode of Family Feud to take a leap. To expan...

'Tallulah' -- Little Movie Big Themes And Thank God There's Gravity

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 07.28.2016 | Entertainment
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Tallulah is a gem - a midsummer gem, an indie gem, a Juno gem-again, a why we love small movies gem. Perfect and glittery and compact in large part because of the pristinely talented women who joined forces to crush this film that premieres Friday July 29 on Netflix and in selected theaters.

The Lesson In Self-Love We Could All Learn From Uzo Aduba

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 06.16.2016 | Style

There is nothing crazy about Uzo Aduba's message of self-love. The "Orange is the New Black" star wrote a powerful story for Seventeen's June/July 20...

Idris Elba, Queen Latifah, Viola Davis & More Talk #OscarSoWhite at SAG Awards

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 02.04.2017 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

I spoke with many of the nominees and winners including Viola Davis, Idris Alba and Queen Latifah about #OscarsSoWhite and the subject of diversity as a whole on the carpet. Find out what they had to say below. Have a look and let me know your thoughts.

How the Stars of 'Orange Is the New Black' Helped a Black Actress Love Her Body

RaVal Davis | Posted 12.14.2016 | Entertainment
RaVal Davis

I've studied acting for most of my life. First at the prestigious Duke Ellington School of The Arts in high school in Washington D.C., then at Mason G...

Uzo Aduba Is A Better Hannibal Lecter Than Anthony Hopkins

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 12.10.2015 | Entertainment

Is there any role Uzo Aduba can't play? For Glamour's new video series "Role Reversal," the magazine commissioned actresses Uzo Aduba, Abigail Bresli...

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. 3, as part of t...

'Crazy Eyes' and Throwing Pies: Borderline Personality Disorder in Women's Prisons

Chandra Bozelko | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Chandra Bozelko

"Crazy Eyes," the nickname for character Suzanne Warren on Orange Is the New Black for which actress Uzo Aduba won her second Emmy last month, is probably the greatest lesson on the reality of mental illness in women behind bars.

Emmys: Statues and Talking Points

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 09.23.2016 | Entertainment
Margaret Gardiner

Can we all just pause for a moment and wonder how in 2015, a woman of color winning a category, is hailed as history-making? Given the talent out there, it is shocking that it has taken this long to happen.

Viola Davis Wins! Apple Ad Brings Joy! -- Hollywood, Are You Paying Attention?

Frances Cudjoe Waters | Posted 09.23.2016 | Entertainment
Frances Cudjoe Waters

Sunday night's Emmy Awards Show and Apple's new ad should be just the beginning. It's time for Hollywood to step up and for the viewing audience to step up to demand more positive, "Real" images like these.

Viola Davis And Uzo Aduba: It's The Opportunity, Stupid!

Daphne Mallory | Posted 09.21.2016 | Entertainment
Daphne Mallory

As an aspiring television producer, I must say thank you to both Viola Davis and Uzo Aduba. Your light shone so bright that it renewed my hope. Perhaps Hollywood will listen and take action to allow new stories to be told.

Uzo Aduba's Emmys Dress Is A Work Of Art

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.20.2015 | Style

Uzo Aduba may still be considered a newcomer to the Emmys scene, but she owns the red carpet like a legend. The winner of the Best Supporting Actres...

Don't Put Uzo Aduba In A Box

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.25.2015 | Entertainment

Uzo Aduba smiles as she walks into Cafe Mogador in Manhattan, revealing the gap between her two front Crest-commercial-white teeth. She now affectiona...

Taylor Swift Performs With Uzo Aduba, Mary J. Blige, Celebrity 'Male Models'

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 08.23.2015 | Entertainment

Another day, another celebrity duet for Taylor Swift. During her Saturday night show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the 25-year-old star broug...

Uzo Aduba Can't Choose A Fave 'OITNB' Character For The Best Reason

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.14.2015 | Women

Actress Uzo Aduba can't pick a favorite "Orange is the New Black" character -- and there's damn good reason why. "I'm not even trying to be dodgy on t...

'OITNB' Star Uzo Aduba On Whether Or Not She'll Have A Same-Sex Love Scene

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

Things heated up for Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on the third season of "Orange is the New Black," with a new, prospective love interest. In an interv...

Uzo Aduba Dishes On Her 'Epic Night' With Taylor Swift

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.03.2017 | Entertainment

In case you haven't heard, Taylor Swift's squad is fabulous -- and growing. The pop sensation, who hangs with the likes of Gigi Hadid, Karlie Kloss, t...

Uzo Aduba And Amber Riley Join NBC's 'The Wiz Live!'

E Online | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.06.2015 | Black Voices

Crazy Eyes' got crazy pipes! Orange Is the New Black star Uzo Aduba and Glee's Amber Riley are set to join NBC's live production on The Wiz, E! News...

Eva Mendes' Sassy Side-Part Hair, And More Celebrity Beauty Looks

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 07.31.2015 | Style

Even if you've been styling your strands with a very distinct middle part, Eva Mendes is about to convince you to switch things up with a side part. T...

The Memy Awards: And the Winners Are...

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 07.17.2016 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

I decided that I wanted to hand out my very own Emmy Awards today and thanks to a slight typographical error when first writing this piece I decided they would be called The Memy Awards -- my picks for performances and series that warranted being singled out for recognition.

'Orange Is The New Black' Star Sings Opera On 'The View'

ABC | Posted 06.26.2015 | Black Voices

On the Wednesday June 24th 2015 episode of "The View" actress Uzo Aduba talked to the co-hosts about the third season of "Orange is the New Black."...

Watch 'OITNB' Stars Hilariously React To Sexist Interview Questions

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women

Uzo Aduba, Natasha Lyonne and Samira Wiley know exactly how to answer some very boring and very sexist interview questions. The three "Orange Is Th...

Watch The 'OITNB' Cast Pump You Up For Season 3

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.12.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Netflix has officially released the third season of "Orange Is The New Black," meaning your couch will probably be seeing a lot of you this weekend. T...

9 Times The Stars Of 'OITNB' Were Badass Feminists Off-Screen

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women

The third season of "Orange Is The New Black" comes out on June 12, and we could not be more excited to spend a full weekend binge-watching it. Th...

Glossy Lips Means Spring Is Coming... Right?

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson & Dana Oliver | Posted 03.09.2015 | Style

There's nothing we love more than seeing our favorite celebs rock a bright bold lipstick. And this week those painted pouts got the high gloss treatme...