black actresses

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...

Nicki Minaj Lands Role in Comedy “The Other Woman” with Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton

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Nicki Minaj’s music may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but the rapper has certainly proven she’s marketable. Her lipstick for MAC is reportedly the best-selling of all time, she has settled into her role as a judge on “American Idol,” and now, the Young...