Tika Sumpter

Tika Sumpter on Being a Dark-Skinned Actress: “I Got Letters Thanking Me For Simply Existing”

“Dark Girls,” which aired on Sunday on OWN, unearthed memories of colorism for a number of dark-skinned women who watched the documentary, including actress Tika Sumpter. Moved by the testimonies of women and children in “Dark Girls,” Sumpter penned an article for The Daily Beast...

Tyler Perry Aims To Fill Soap Opera Void With “The Haves and The Have Nots” — Will You Watch?

You may not love all of Tyler Perry’s screenwriting, but you can’t argue the fact that he’s an enterprising media mogul. Tyler understands his audience and offers them the comedy and/or drama they are willing to tune in every week for. Case in point? His...

Beauty Muse: Tika Sumpter’s 5 Best Hair and Makeup Looks

We were first introduced to Tika on the soap opera “One Life to Live” but the talented, statuesque stunner has recently been making waves in the media industry with roles on “Gossip Girl,” “The Game,” Sparkle and BET’s upcoming sitcom “Being Mary Jane.” From soft...