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The defendants claim they suffered psychological damage and were denied medical attention when Fox taped the hit show at their detention center.

Empire is my guilty pleasure. Every week, I enjoy the ratchet soap-opera vibes and the subtle social issues the Lee Daniels-created series touches, especially as it relates to the LGBTQ community. Empire has boldly discussed sexuality and gender in ways that television dramas avoid. In three seasons, we have seen sexual fluidity in Black men, […]

Ever since she left her daytime talk show in 2011 to focus on other endeavors such as her OWN network and O magazine, Oprah Winfrey has been busier than ever, including getting back into acting after a long hiatus. Meanwhile Lee Daniels has had his hands full as well, thanks to his massive hit show […]

Lee Daniels, the master mind behind the hit shows Empire and now Star, is no stranger to great cinematic productions and success on the small screen. And all-star casts? He’s got that too. https://twitter.com/STAR/status/829163996745854976 Lee talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about teaming up with Queen Latifah and Tyrese, the importance of the music […]

Queen Latifah stars in Lee Daniels‘ newest television series Star alongside Lenny Kravitz, Tyrese and a cast full of celebrity cameos! The Academy Award winner talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the hit show and explains the differences between the show and Empire. https://www.instagram.com/p/BPvPRqngbk9/?taken-by=staronfox&hl=en “This is all Lee Daniels. When he cast this […]

A new ad targeting Donald Trump contains an appeal to African-American voters by cast members from FOX's hit show Empire.

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand to capture the sights and sounds of this year's Essence Festival.

After the success of Empire, it appears that FOX is looking to serve the African-American community with even more programming geared towards our community. In the recent TV upfronts, FOX stood out with an array of trailers featuring some familiar faces including Queen Latifah, Sanaa Lathan, and Damon Wayans along with some young black actors on […]

It’s been over two weeks since Beyoncé released her surprise visual album Lemonade, and now, tennis star Serena Williams is sharing how she got involved in the project. “I have known the director since I was like nine years old. I know Beyoncé pretty well, so they were like, ‘We would love for you to be […]

Film mogul Tyler Perry has made his mark in the movie industry and now hit a major milestone in the realm of real estate. According to reports, Perry’s Atlanta mansion has been sold for $17.5 million, becoming the most expensive residential sale in the city’s history. The 34,688-square-foot home features a home theater, infinity pool, […]

Black excellence was in ambudence Saturday evening NYC's historic Warner Theatre for "The BET Honors" celebration.