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#BlackWomenRock on Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Cover

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Janelle Monae, Lupita Nyong’o, Ruth Negga and Aja Naomi King are just a couple of the actresses featured on Vanity Fair’s Hollywood issue cover and they look absolutely amazing! With the women in hues of gold and pink, the shoot was shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz,...

Zoe Saldana Says Hollywood Bullied Donald Trump

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Although Zoe Saldana was “#WithHer” by being a Hillary Clinton supporter, the actress says her fellow people in Hollywood bullied Trump. During a recent interview with the AFP, the actress said about the creative community, “We got cocky and became arrogant and we also became...

Ava DuVernay Becomes First African American Woman To Direct A Film With A $100 Million Budget

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Ava DuVernay continues to elevate her Hollywood status, becoming the first black woman to direct a film with a $100 million budget, as she sets out to helm Disney’s A Wrinkle In Time. DuVernay first became recognized in the film industry through her visually-captivating independent films,...

ACLU Petitions NY State Senate To Pass Diversity Bill For TV Writers And Directors

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The American Civil Liberties Union is calling on legislators in New York to pass a bill that would make the state the first to grant financial incentives to television shows that hire women and minority writers and directors. The bill would allocate $5 million of...

Open Thread: What Did You Think of Chris Rock’s Oscar Monologue?

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Chris Rock stepped on a lot of pink toes last night during his opening monologue for the Oscars. But then again, when you’re being paid by an organization that hasn’t really gave a damn about diversity, who’s really winning here? Rock didn’t hold back when...

Why Was Sanaa Lathan Left Off the Poster for ‘Now You See Me 2’?

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Sanaa Lathan will be appearing in Lionsgate’s upcoming heist film Now You See Me 2, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the poster. Despite being listed among the film’s 10 principal stars, only nine actors appear on the movie’s flashy new marketing materials (each with...