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The One Issue Queen Latifah Won't Address On Her New Show

Posted 08.11.2013 | Gay Voices

Audiences will see yet another side of Queen Latifah when her new daytime talk show hits the airwaves next month. Just don't expect the singer-rapper-...

Which Song Had The Most Impact On Black Culture?

Posted 06.06.2013 | Black Voices

There's no doubt that music is a form of self-expression. And many artists not only use the recording booth as a hit-making platform, but also as a me...

Marie Claire Is Chasing Rainbows

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 07.28.2013 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

How do we survive it without hurting ourselves or others? If you get caught up in the causality of the war that is waged upon us all in this life you won't make it out alive. You have to tell a story, have a voice and write the lyrics of your own life.

Broadway Bound Wendy Williams Hires Vocal Coach, Stops at California's Great America

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 07.22.2013 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Soon, Wendy Williams, the 48-year-old multimedia superstar faces what might be her greatest challenge to date: Broadway!

Queen Latifah's Royal Style Transformation

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.18.2013 | Style

Queen Latifah was known for wearing crowns when she first entered the industry. Today, the star continues to wear many hats. Born Dana Owens in ...

Stars Come Out in Support of the Desert AIDS Project

Nicholas Snow | Posted 04.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

In a night of spectacular entertainment, taking the stage were Matthew Morrison (Hairspray, Fox-TV's Glee), Melissa Etheridge, Stephanie J. Block (Wicked), Queen Latifah, and Megan Hilty (Wicked, 9 to 5: The Musical, NBC-TV's Smash).

A Celebration of Black Women on Film in 2012

Yvonna Russell | Posted 04.09.2013 | Black Voices
Yvonna Russell

As Black History Month begins, let's celebrate the women of color on film who embraced the challenges of directing, producing and diverse on camera roles in milestone achievements of a year past.

Queen Latifah Strikes Deal With Netflix

AP | Posted 04.07.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Queen Latifah's production company, Flavor Unit Entertainment, has signed a deal with Netflix. The entertainer announced Tuesday that the...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.14.2012 | Black Voices

Our favorite curvy celebs topped the list of the week's best style moments. Octavia Spencer stepped out in a custom made black and nude embroidere...

'Steel Magnolias': Lifetime Remake Still A Tearjerker

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 10.08.2012 | TV

After much hype, Lifetime's remake of "Steel Magnolias" finally arrived, but was it worth the wait? Zap2It started with a perhaps more fundamental que...

PHOTOS: This Week's Best (And Worst) Beauty Looks!

The Huffington Post | Amanda McGowan | Posted 10.08.2012 | Style

Guuuuurl. That lipstick.

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.06.2012 | Black Voices

It was slim pickings this week in terms of spectacular style moments, but we were able to found a few gems. Solange Knowles continued her reign as...

The New 'Steel Magnolias' Doesn't Live Up to the Memory of the Original

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Steel Magnolias was a classic movie, and it is hard to recreate a classic. You can only hope to please those who have not seen the original.

PHOTOS: 'Steel Magnolias' Cast Shines At Premiere Event

Posted 10.09.2012 | Black Voices

Lifetime network's highly anticipated premiere of the new "Steel Magnolias" is a few days away, but the dazzling all African-American cast gathered in...

Maggie Furlong

Lifetime's 'Steel Magnolias': Did The Original Stars Give Their Blessing?

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 10.04.2012 | TV

"Steel Magnolias" is a classic Southern story and a cult-favorite film, and now, 23 years after its film release, it's getting a made-for-TV reboot. L...

What Becomes a Hollywood Legend Most? Oscar 2013 Producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan Talk Money, Sex, and Power

Tomas Mournian | Posted 12.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

Meron and Zadan's partnership initially took shape in New York City at the Public Theater, where, working for producer Joe Papp, they adopted the legendary producer's forward-looking ethos of color-blind casting and championing minority writers.

Is Lifetime's 'Steel Magnolias' In Trouble?

Posted 10.01.2012 | TV

Many remember "Steel Magnolias," the 1989 tearjerker starring Julia Roberts and Shirley MacLaine, and Lifetime is hoping to capitalize on that recogni...

Movie Review: Pitch Perfect

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.26.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Old-fashioned versus new-fangled -- the eternal struggle. And it's been more interestingly told before than it is in Pitch Perfect, Jason Moore's by-the-numbers musical comedy.

'Steel Magnolias' Gets A Premiere Date

Posted 08.27.2012 | TV

The highly anticipated Lifetime movie reboot of "Steel Magnolias" will premiere on Sunday, October 7 at 9 p.m. ET. Queen Latifah stars in the made-...

My Confession and How to Protect Your Child from Pedophiles like Sandusky

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 08.24.2012 | Crime
Tanya Young Williams

For over the past two years, I have been an outspoken advocate in the fight against domestic violence. Only now, am I publicly sharing my truths of being sexually abused, by a much older relative, when I was a child.

Laura Prudom

The CW's New Show 'The Next' Is The Anti-'Idol'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 08.16.2012 | TV

Singing competitions are a dime a dozen these days, between big hitters like "American Idol" and "The Voice" to more modest entries like "X Factor" an...

I'm Not A Lesbian, I'm Just Childless

Chloé Hilliard | Posted 09.19.2012 | Black Voices
Chloé Hilliard

Over the years I've found myself dropping hints letting my family know that yes, I enjoy the company of men. I have deliberately let condoms fall out of my pocketbook or popped birth control pills at the dinner table. Don't worry, I did it with class

PHOTOS: Scariest Style Moments Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.13.2012 | Black Voices

In celebration of Friday the 13th, aka the day of bad luck, we decided to forgo our usual roundup of the best style moments of the week for a dose of ...

Why I May 'Push' My Kid

Denise Albert | Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents
Denise Albert

Do you push your kids? Do you let them quit? Do you encourage them to continue activities they don't particularly like? Is that even pushing them, or is it building character?

Queen Latifah Plans To Adopt A Child

madamenoire.com | Posted 07.12.2012 | Black Voices

Queen Latifah may be secretive about her sexual orientation but one thing she has never shied away from is her desire to be a mother. The hype started...