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A woman who believes “luck is preparation meeting opportunity,” Oprah Gail Winfrey has continuously shattered gender and racial barriers in America. Winfrey is the most successful talk show host in American TV history — male or female, Black or white — and the first female African-American billionaire. As one of the most influential women in […]

Last week we opened the voting for our Greatest Black Sitcom of All-Time Competition.  Yesterday voting closed for round 1 and we’re down from 64 shows to 32. Based on the seeding of the editorial team we didn’t see any upset loses although we were surprised to see the short-lived 90’s sitcom “Thea” beat out the […]

Via:  www.newsone.com // NEW ORLEANS — An HBO spokesman says David Mills, a veteran television writer who worked on “ER” and “The Wire,” has died in New Orleans. HBO spokesman Diego Aldana says Mills died Tuesday night but didn’t know the cause of death. Mills also wrote for “The Corner” and “Homicide: Life on the […]

Radio host turned talk show host Wendy Williams hit up the red carpet at the 5th Annual March of Dimes Beauty Ball in New York City.

Via:  NewsOne.com // From the Hollywood Reporter: Martin Lawrence is returning to TV, executive producing an African-American comedy for cable network TV One. The project is the latest effort by independent producers to serve an audience on cable that’s been largely neglected by studios and broadcasters since the merger of the WB and UPN. http://cdn1.newsone.com/external/js/gallery/320547/ […]