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Debbie Allen

Debbie Allen Has A Serious Question For Reality TV Stars

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.12.2014 | Black Voices

Legendary dancer, actor and choreographer Debbie Allen shares her thoughts on how today's celebrities pay a higher price for fame in comparison to yes...

Lauren Duca

When Will Diversity Really Happen On TV?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 04.24.2014 | TV

Debbie Allen remembers the segregated water fountains of the 1960s. Growing up in Texas, life was so difficult, she and her family crossed the border ...

How Racism Almost Derailed Debbie Allen's Dance Career

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

Dance legend Debbie Allen shot to stardom in her role as Lydia Grant in the 1980s series "Fame," but it wasn't an easy road to get there. Allen says t...

WATCH: From 'Julia' To 'Scandal,' A Look At The Roles Of Black Women On TV

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 10.07.2013 | Black Voices

To see someone on television that looks like you is a powerful feeling. It’s a feeling one can take for granted if their image is the one that domi...

Black Celebrities Who Have Supported Obama's Election Campaign

Posted 09.05.2012 | Black Voices

When President Barack Obama officially declared his plans to run for President back in 2007, countless black celebrities across various industries pub...

Debbie Allen Checks Back Into 'Grey's Anatomy'

Posted 08.28.2012 | TV

Debbie Allen, star of "Fame," is heading back to "Grey's Anatomy." The Emmy award-winning actress, director and choreographer is set to reprise her...

Movie Makers and Story Tellers Take Over Miami

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 09.01.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

From June 20th to the 23rd, my goal was to learn as much about the film industry as possible; to see it through the eyes of the artists, hear it in their voices, see their visions on the big screen, and to gauge the audiences reaction.

WATCH: Idris Gives Fans Another Taste Of 'Milk & Honey'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.22.2011 | Black Voices

Following the October debut of their first episode, executive producer Idris Elba and production company Brown Paper Dolls have released the second in...

Revisiting West Side Story (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Although I did not see the original production of West Side Story, I've been lucky to see several others.

"Fame" Remake A Go

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Megan Mullally, Kelsey Grammer, Charles S. Dutton, Bebe Neuwirth and Debbie Allen have been tenured. The quintet has been chosen to fill out the admi...