black women in hollywood

A series of tweets published by rapper Nicki Minaj that exposed MTV for upholding a certain standard of beauty were interpreted as an “attack” by…

Emmy contenders Taraji P. Henson and Viola Davis spoke on how they’ve managed to handle race and sexism in Hollywood with The Hollywood Reporter. The…

She’s not the other Vanessa Williams – she’s the one you know from “Soul Food” the TV series and as Keisha from “New Jack City.”…

Essence Magazine has announced this year’s Black Women in Hollywood honorees. Each year, Essence shines the spotlight on actresses who have made their mark with a luncheon held just before the Academy Awards. Kerry Washington will be recognized with the Vanguard Award for her career and upcoming works. Not only will she star in the […]

In case you missed it, Chris Rock grabbed Gabby Sidibe’s ass on stage at the NAACP Image Awards last week. NAACP Image Award Trends: Blacks, Nudes & Plum Shadow She was asked about the incident at yesterday’s “Black Women in Hollywood” Luncheon, and here’s what she had to say: GALLERY: Jada, Nia & More Go […]

From PEOPLE: The “Set It Off” castmates are still closer than ever. While presenting Queen Latifah with the Power Award at the third annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon, Pinkett Smith became choked up over the recent passing of her father, who succumbed to a heart attack. GALLERY: Stars Shine At “Black Women In […]

Yesterday, just days before the Oscars, ESSENCE magazine honored the best and brightest Black Women in Hollywood. Sponsored by Lincoln, Essence asked the ladies to come together to celebrate the legendary achievements of some of the greatest American actresses of our times. Everyone looked amazing!!!