black actresses

Watch: Actresses of Color Take Aim at Typecasting in Hilarious New Lorde Parody

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Life for actresses of color ain’t no crystal stair. While their White counterparts have free reign to play a myriad of quirky, complicated, sexy, intense, comedic, or lighthearted roles, actresses of color are often relegated to a few choices: the sassy best friend, the funny...

35 Talented Actresses of 2013-14, and Beyond…

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A combo of new faces and long-time favorites comprise this list of gifted sisters taking hold of both the big and small screens. Listed in alphabetical order, a few CLUTCH favorites most definitely got shine. We wanna know whom you’d add to this list —...

The Problem With Black ‘It’ Girls

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When it comes to “it” girls, does Hollywood only allow one Black actress to shine at a time?

Jezebel Asks Hollywood, ‘Where My Black Girls At?’ We Know the Answer

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It’s that time of year again. Hollywood studios are flooding airwaves and movie houses with films that signal their best hopes of garnering hearts and minds and eyeballs before award season begins. Last week, nominations were announced for both the Screen Actors Guild Awards and...

Gabrielle Union on The State of TV: “I Hope That The Time of The Black Man is Coming”

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It’s a great time in television for black women. Kerry Washington stars in the highly-successful ABC series “Scandal,” Meagan Good played the lead in the now-cancelled NBC drama “Deception,” Taraji P. Henson appears in CBS’s “Person of Interest,” and the list goes on. Gabrielle Union...