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After a sweet introduction, Get Out star, Lil Rel Howery, presented Tiffany Haddish with an award at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon.
Writer/diretcor Dee Rees has teamed up with Walmart to help other female content creators get a leg up in the industry.
Black Panther was a triumph in many ways, including its kick-ass casting of several leading ladies.And it turns out, one of our favorite actresses/activists had a shot at snagging a coveted role in the Marvel blockbuster, but in a...

Hip Hop fans woke up to a special treat on Friday with the release of DJ Khaled's latest hit, "Top Off." The single features Jay-Z and Beyonce in rare form.
Solange Knowles has been pretty candid with her feelings in her music but in a recent interview with Billboard, the Grammy-winning artist is opening up about some subjects she has never spoken about before.Solange also shed light on what...
The Essence Black Women in Hollywood Oscars Luncheon went down on Thursday afternoon and brought out the best in the business when it comes to serving up style, grace, and sisterhood. So many of our favorite ladies turned up...

Zoe Saldana is serious about helping people of color tell their stories.The 39-year-old Guardians of The Galaxy star is launching her own media brand, BESE, in an effort to create more opportunities for people of color in the digital...
Lupita Nyong'o turns 35 today and we want to celebrate all the reasons the Black Panther actress is #winning.The Oscar winner will reunite with her Black Panther costar, Danai Gurira, for a TV adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah.The...
Chadwick Boseman is feeling the love from Black Panther fans and he’s giving it right back to them.Our favorite superhero surprised superfans of his blockbuster movie on Wednesday night with an unexpected appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy...

Beyonce knows how to slay for any occasion and she did just that during a recent family outing with Blue Ivy.The superstar shared some snapshots of herself looking fabulous and springy in a floral dress at an event for Ava...
Shaquille O’Neal is pretty proud of his moves.The former NBA star and current commentator on Inside The NBA took to social media to share a video of him and his family busting some of the latest dance moves and...
It's almost time for A Wrinkle In Time to hit theaters and folks can't wait to see what director, Ava DuVernay has done with the film based on the 2003 novel by Madeline L’Engle.Celebs were out in full effect on...
We are just one day away from the highly anticipated return of Atlanta on FX and we can't wait to see Earn, Darius, Paper Boi and Vanessa back in action. Who knows where this crazy cast of characters will take...
Seven Seconds stars Clare-Hope Ashley (Shots Fired), Regina King(American Crime), and Russel Hornsby (Fences) tackle hot button issues of judicial injustice, police brutality and systemic racism in this compelling Netflix drama from creator and executive producer, Veena Sud.TheGrio was...
Byron Allen will host a star-studded Oscar event in celebration of Entertainment Studios’ 25th anniversary and 2nd Annual Oscar Gala in support of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.The party will feature performances from Katy Perry and Jamie Foxx and will be held at the Beverly...
There is a new star emerging in Hollywood and her name is Clare-Hope Ashitey.The London-born actress is in Netflix's new crime series, Seven Seconds and plays an assistant district attorney who is fighting her own demons while seeking truth and justice.“She is...
Although fans will have to wait until March 9 to see the highly-anticipated, Ava DuVernay-directed flick, Tinseltown finally got to see what all the buzz has been about on Monday night.
Phillip Boutte, Jr. knows how to make dreams a reality.As the costume illustrator and concept artist for A Wrinkle in Time, Justice League, and Black Panther, he has helped create the captivating images for these incredible films and his...
Black Panther has officially taken over the world and so have the film's amazing cast. Several of the movie's stars are gearing up for major projects and we can't wait to check them out.Here's a rundown of what's next...
Winston Duke was virtually unknown before he took on his breakout role as M’Baku in Black Panther. Now, the handsome Tobago-born actor is the Marvel character fans can’t stop talking about.Here are 5 things to know about Winston Duke:He comes...