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Kelis is Headed to the Cooking Channel with 'Holiday Feast With Kelis' Special

Kelis is an artist who has never been known to charter the predictable territory of her colleagues. The ‘Milkshake’ singer is still touring and doling out her signature beats but ...

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Saturday Night Live Misses the Mark with “Annie” Spoof

Saturday Night Live never seems to be able to get it right when it comes to the realm of Black women. After years of evading the issue of why they ...

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Shonda Rhimes Slayed The Ratings Game This Season

Thursday nights have been regulated to Shondaland and the numbers prove that they are profitably thriving. ABC has a lot to celebrate  – thanks to their affiliation with Shonda Rhimes who ...

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Marlon Wayans Defends His Right to Use the N-Word

Marlon Wayans is taking his right to use the N-word seriously by filing legal docs in defense of an Instagram post that depicts him calling an extra from his film ...

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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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Viola Davis, Jennifer Lopez & More Cover Variety Magazine’s “Power of Women” Issue

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Viola Davis is finally getting the well-deserved recognition this fall. The 30-year veteran graces the cover of Variety magazine alongside Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon, Jane Fonda and Donna Langley. All women are being honored for “using their clout to bring attention to worthy causes.” Davis, whose hit series...

People Magazine Deletes Offensive Tweets About Viola Davis And Scandal

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People Magazine, along with millions of viewers nationwide, live tweeted through the season premiere of Scandal Thursday night and stuck around to catch the series premiere of Shonda Rhimes’ newest primetime show, How To Get Away With Murder starring Oscar nominee Viola Davis. A Jezebel...

Viola Davis Slams the New York Times, Remind Other Black Women Only You Can Define You

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Viola Davis, like many of her fellow Shondaland constituents, has been on press runs all week promoting their various shows. On Thursday, hours leading up to the series premiere of “How to Get Away With Murder,” Davis appeared on “The View.” The 30-year veteran actress...

3 Reasons We’re Excited to Watch “How to Get Away With Murder”

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Thanks to the masterful mind of Shonda Rhimes, Thursday nights are about to captivate audiences everywhere during what will now be a weekly 3-hour trip to Shondaland. New to the Thursday night lineup is Rhimes’ latest offering, How to Get Away With Murder, starring Oscar-nominated actress...

#LessClassicallyBeautiful Takes Over Twitter Challenging NYT’s Review of Viola Davis and White Beauty Standards

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Like many of you, we’re still fuming about Alessandra Stanley‘s tasteless New York Times op-ed depicting Shonda Rhimes and her Black characters as the “Angry Black woman.” However, another upsetting statement made by Stanley was labeling Viola Davis “less classically beautiful.” Stanley writes: “As Annalise, Ms. Davis, 49, is sexual...