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Tag: Viola Davis

Viola Davis Opens Up About Fear, Responsibility...

In more ways than one, Viola Davis proved to be a trailblazer with her stellar portrayal of professor Annalise Keating in How to Get...

Top 7 Most Anticipated Black Directed Films...

While Empire and Black-ish have made huge splashes on television this year, there have not been many film projects by Black directors. This is...

Viola Davis Will Reportedly Executive Produce, Star...

With a hiatus from ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder” just over the horizon, reports have surfaced that Viola Davis is being eyed...

Hollywood Struggles to Commit to Black Love...

Recent conversations about the TV landscape are applauding the industry for finally welcoming more Black faces in prime-time television, but the mere presence of...

Tracee Ellis Ross Talks Embracing Her Big...

Tracee Ellis Ross has always been admired for her big, beautiful, natural ‘fro but the Black-ish star recently opened up about her journey to...

Despite the Natural Hair Movement Among Black...

Despite the growing number of Black women appearing in major TV roles, there is still a stunning lack of diversity when it comes to...

Viola Davis Delivers Flawless Jab at Controversial...

Viola Davis looked stunning as she accepted her award for Favorite TV Actress in a New TV Series at the People’s Choice Awards on...

10 Speeches by Black Women That Everyone...

Sojourner Truth’s 'Ain’t I a Woman?' Truth’s speech from 1851 is quoted frequently and gives a bold message about equality for all women during a time...

Viola Davis Gets Real About Black Women’s...

With the slowly but surely growing number of leading Black women on television shows, it was only a matter of time before aspects of...

Shonda Rhimes and the Angry Black Woman...

In a much-critiqued review of the new TV series How to Get Away With Murder, New York Times television critic Alessandra Stanley introduced award-winning...

Viola Davis ‘Doesn’t See Anyone on TV...

Viola Davis says she's tired of being offered roles that she describes as "downtrodden" or "mammy-ish." In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, the How...

10 Black Celebrities Who Missed Out on...

Tupac as Jody in Baby Boy Deceased rapper Tupac Shakur was originally supposed to play Jody in the film Baby Boy. According to reports, the role...

14 Black Celebrities You Can Now Call...

Sean Combs Music mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs was granted an honorary doctorate degree in humanities on Saturday during a graduation ceremony at Howard University. Dressed in...

Viola Davis Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree From...

Academy Award nominated actress Viola Davis was among the eight remarkable artists and philanthropists who were handed their degrees in person on Friday morning,...

Viola Davis Teams Up With Safeway Foundation...

Viola Davis is an accomplished award-winning actress with stage, television and screen credits to her name. Now she’s using that star power to raise...

Shonda Rhimes Aims For Another Hit With...

Viola Davis is headed for Shondaland. The two-time Academy Award nominee (The Help, Doubt) will star in Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers' drama pilot, How to...

‘Ender’s Game’ Roundup: Critics Mixed On Gavin...

"Ender's Game" hits theaters on Friday, Nov. 1. Based on the Orson Scott Card novel, the story revolves around Ender Wiggin, a gifted boy drafted...

10 Celebrities Who Might Have Led Rebellions...

The idea that enslaved Blacks were docile and submissive "Sambos," who accepted and enjoyed the benefits of paternalistic master-slave relationships on plantations, was debunked...

James Brown Biopic Get’s Help from Viola...

The James Brown biopic casting rumors suggesting Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer would reunite with Tate Taylor, director of "The Help," for the film chronicling the life of the...

New 'Beautiful Creatures' Trailer

The latest YA book-to-screen adaptation has a new trailer full of magic, romance, and silly Southern accents.

India.Arie Blasts Casting Zoe Saldana as Nina...

People have been asking me for weeks, months, years about a Nina Simone movie, when I heard about Zoe Saldana being cast I reserved...