Queen Latifah Confirmed to Host the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Queen Latifah has landed quite an impressive gig. The daytime talk show host has been invited to host the 21st Annual Nobel Peace Prize concert-taking place in Oslo, Norway. According to ...

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Misty Copeland Gets New Show On Oxygen

Misty Copeland, who recently announced that she will be a featured soloist in the American Ballet Theatre’s production of Swan Lake at the Kennedy Center in D.C. next April, has ...

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Beyoncé’s New Single Might Debut Next Week

The rumor mill is swirling again now that we are fast approaching the Monday release of Beyonce’s box set, appropriately titled Beyoncé Platinum. There is reason to believe that her next ...

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Tracy Morgan Still Not Recovered From Highway Crash Injuries

Actor/Comedian Tracy Morgan is still hampered by the effects of the debilitating injuries he sustained from the horrific highway crash that occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike this past June ...

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Oprah Refused to Pay Hula Hoopers To Perform

Oprah has always been a hustler and this past fall she was on the road again, promoting her “Live the Life You Want Weekend” tour. The production made it rounds ...

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MTV Working on Documentary About White Racism

MTV has always been a force in the world of exploratory TV – they virtually initiated the blueprint with the birth of The Real World, and now they are taking ...

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Harry Belafonte Gives Powerful Speech On Race & Social Injustice in Hollywood

Harry Belafonte is still speaking truth to power and kicking the truth to all of America’s youth. The 87-year-old was the recipient of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award during the sixth annual Governors Awards on Saturday night. Belafonte used his time to speak about Hollywood...

Lena Dunham vs. Issa Rae and the Race in Hollywood

Last week, Rebecca Carroll wrote an interesting piece for Gawker, titled: “Lena Dunham’s Race Problem.” She explored Dunham’s trajectory and the freedom she has as a white woman who has been able to be both creative and earn a significant amount of money while doing...

Viola Davis: “Even When I Get the Fried Chicken Special of the Day, I Have to Dig Into It Like It’s Filet Mignon”

Viola Davis is slated to debut in her first-ever leading role in a television series on ABC titled “How to Get Away With Murder.” Prior to this, the 49-year-old was continuously cast as the character who served the purpose to “hold up the wall” of...

Are Biracial Women Erasing Black Women On Screen?

When it was announced that Disney Channel star Zendaya Coleman would take on the role of Aaliyah in an upcoming Lifetime biopic the reaction was mixed. Some praised the choice given Coleman’s ability to sing, dance, and act, while others thought casting a racially ambiguous-looking...

What’s Wrong With This Cover of The Hollywood Reporter? Hint: It’s Very White

The Hollywood Reporter’s latest cover story on this year’s crop of Emmy Award front-runners features some of the most celebrated actresses in Hollywood. The Good Wife’s Julianna Margulies; Homeland’s Claire Danes; Mad Men’s Jessica Pare; The Americans’ Keri Russell; American Horror Story: Coven’s Sarah Paulson;...