Posts Tagged: Black Hollywood

Courtney B. Vance Named New President Of SAG

Actor Courtney B. Vance has been named as the new President of SAG/AFTRA. It is a move that reflects the direction toward more inclusion for people of color and minorities in the entertainment industry. Vance will focus on union support for artists to negotiate healthcare benefits and pensions. Courtney B. Vance won an Emmy for… Read more »

Mike Epps Marries Kyra Robinson

Mike Epps married award-winning, TV-producer Kyra Robinson in a star-studded ceremony over the weekend in Newport Beach, California. Kyra and Mike announced thier engagement in May 2018. Krya is a OWN Network producer for ”Iyanla: Fix My Life”.  Read more here The comedian and first wife Mechelle divorced in 2017 after 12 years of marriage…. Read more »

Taraji P. Henson: Harvey Weinstein Denied Her Huge Role

Taraji P. Henson like many Hollywood actresses has had a run-in with Harvey Weinstein but not for sexual harassment.   In her 2016 memoir, Taraji P. Henson told a story about a producer overlooking her for a role. It was the role of a wild stripper mom in the dramedy, St. Vincent. The role went to… Read more »

Terry Crews: Hollywood Is Like A Plantation

Terry Crews isn’t going away quietly and continues to speak out being sexually assaulted by a Hollywood agent. In fact, the former NFL player turned actor said Hollywood is a very violent place. The actor told Buzz Feed, “The best way to put it, it is like a plantation… they cut your head off so… Read more »

Viola Davis & Kerry Washington Lauch Production Companies With ABC

Viola Davis has big plans to create opportunities for woman of color with a new production deal with ABC Studios. In a similar move Kerry Washington has a deal with ABC Studios and ABC Signature for television, digital and cable content with her new Simpson Street Production company. It sounds like it’s a new day… Read more »

Jamie Foxx “I’m Supposed To Be In Love By Now” [WATCH]

Happy Birthday to Jamie Foxx who turns 48 today! He was born Eric Marlon Bishop in Terrell, Texas in 1967 and started playing the piano at the age of five. He started out as a comedian but always wanted to be a singer. In high school Jamie played football (quarterback) and played basketball, he also made… Read more »

Happy Birthday Wishes Regina Hall [VIDEO]

Happy Birthday to the beautiful, talented and funny Regina Hall. Guess who she is a huge fans of……. PRINCE!!!! Did you know…           Regina was born in Washington, D.C She holds a Master Degree in Journalism from New York University Thinks she is going to marry Prince! Regina turns a beautiful… Read more »

Happy Birthday Actor Alfre Woodard

Happy Birthday to the amazing Alfre Woodard. She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and graduated from Boston University. Alfre was named one of the most versatile and accomplished actors of her generation (Wikipedia).  Woodard was nominated once for an Academy Award and Grammy Award, 18 times for an Emmy Awards (she won four times) won a… Read more »

Somebody Tell Whoopi Goldberg To Have A Seat!

We need more diversity in Hollywood but what we don’t need is Whoopi Goldberg throwing salt on the first African American to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Whoopi recently told BET that she was unclear about Viola Davis’ moving acceptance speech. “The only thing that separates woman of color from… Read more »