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Chicago Med: A Look Inside NBC's Newest Installment Of Dick Wolf's Windy City Franchise

Julian Mitchell | Posted 11.18.2016 | Black Voices
Julian Mitchell

NBC's highly anticipated new series Chicago Med has arrived, adding another layer to the windy city franchise created by Emmy Award winning writer and producer Dick Wolf.

On the "A" w/Souleo: How One Organization is Giving Black Content Creators a Boost

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 11.12.2016 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has worked to provide a viable solution by developing, producing and finding content about the Black experience. Through an email exchange with NBPC executive director Leslie Fields-Cruz, we learned more about how NBPC is changing the game for black content creators.

5 Things You Didn't Know about Yaya DaCosta | Posted 08.27.2016 | Black Voices

When we first met fresh-faced beauty Yaya DaCosta, who became the runner-up on Tyra Banks's America's Next Top Model back in 2004, it was clear then that it wasn't the last time we'd be seeing her long legs, lovely smile and fluffy Afro on small screens.

Pat Houston Slams Whitney Biopic: 'Lifetime Is Notorious For Making Bad Biopics'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.26.2015 | Black Voices

Despite the lack of support from Whitney Houston’s family, Lifetime’s much anticipated biopic on the late singer, "I Will Always Love You: The Whi...

Here's The First Trailer For Lifetime's Whitney Houston Biopic

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment

The first trailer for Lifetime's Whitney Houston biopic is finally here, and it looks pretty promising. "Whitney," which is Oscar-nominated actress...

PHOTO: First Look At Yaya DaCosta As Whitney Houston

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 07.11.2014 | Black Voices

It's finally here. We knew that Yaya DaCosta was cast as Whitney Houston in the upcoming biopic, but we've been waiting to see her all done up for ...

Why Bobbi Kristina Just Called Angela Basset A 'Bitch'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 07.08.2014 | Black Voices

In recent years Bobbi Kristina has expressed her interest to portray her mother, Whitney Houston, in a biopic. And with the announcement of Yaya DaCo...

Whitney Houston Lifetime Movie Casts Its Lead

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.07.2014 | Entertainment

Yaya DaCosta will play legendary singer Whitney Houston in Lifetime's biopic, due out in 2015, TVLine reported. DaCosta made her small-screen debut...

What Actress Yaya DaCosta Wants Latinos To Learn About Race

NBC Latino | Nina Terrero | Posted 08.22.2013 | Latino Voices

“The Butler” has catapulted to the top of the box office largely because of the poignant way the film addresses black-white race relations in Amer...

Reality Stars Who Make It To The Big Screen

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.07.2013 | Entertainment

Former "Bachelor" contestant and "Bachelorette" headliner Ali Fedotowsky is the latest reality star to land herself a movie role. Fedotowsky ended her...

PHOTOS: Yaya's Big Hair And Bigger Career Moves

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices

Is one of America's next top models poised to be America's next top actress? That's definitely the goal if you ask Yaya DaCosta. The runner-up in ...

SLIDESHOW: Bill Clinton Receives 'Champion Of Peace' Award For Work Supporting Women

The Huffington Post | Emily Heinz | Posted 11.21.2011 | Impact

Former President Bill Clinton joked as he accepted an award Thursday night, thanking supporters of women's causes for trying to offset the mistakes of...

Yaya DaCosta Yearns For Balance And Good Flats

Posted 11.30.2011 | Women

HuffPost Women and Laura Brown, Features/Special Projects Director of Harper's Bazaar, had a chat with actress Yaya DaCosta at the recent 2011 WIE Sym...