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Taraji P. Henson Calls for Unity at 2017 MTV Movie Awards, Says ‘Clever’ God Made Everyone Different for a Reason

"Hidden Figures" actress accepted the MTV Movie and TV Award for "Fight Against the System" on Sunday on behalf of her "Hidden Figures" cast and filmmakers and used the platform to make a call for unity, saying that God cleverly made everyone different for a reason. (more…)

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Chris Brown To Guest Star on “Black-ish”

Chris Brown will appear on next week's new episode of the hit ABC sitcom Black-ish. Entertainment Weekly reported this week that Brown will guest star as a "popular rapper" named Rich Youngsta, who lands an advertising campaign with Dre (Anthony Anderson). Here's an early peek from the set: (more…)

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‘Hoodies Up’: Celebrities Honor Trayvon Martin Five Years After his Death

On Oscars night, many Hollywood stars dedicated their social media feeds to pictures of glitz and glamor. But a handful of celebrities also shared remembrances of Trayvon Martin, who was killed by George Zimmerman five years ago on Feb. 26, 2012. (more…)

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A “Black-Ish” Spinoff Starring Yara Shahidi Is In the Works At ABC

ABC is looking to spin off its acclaimed family comedy Black-ish. I’ve learned that the network is working with series creator/executive producer Kenya Barris and ABC Studios on the project, which would be toplined by Black-ish co-star Yara Shahidi and focus on her character Zoey Johnson in college. I hear

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‘Hidden Fences’? Golden Globes Slip-Up Combines Titles of Nominated Films with Predominantly African American Casts

Pre-show host Jenna Bush Hager and presenter Michael Keaton both mistakenly refer to Hidden Figures by fictitious combination of that film and Fences (more…)

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The Complete List of 2017 Golden Globe Award Winners

Here are the movies and TV shows that received the top awards. Movies Best picture, drama: “Moonlight” (more…)

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Beyoncé Leads the Pack of 2017 NAACP Image Awards Nominees

The nominees for the 48th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced Tuesday, with Beyoncé dominating as expected. (more…)

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Thanksgiving Decorating and DIY Tips Straight From the Set of ‘Black-ish’

Maxine Shepard, the production designer for the ABC comedy black-ish, shares three simple tricks that’ll elevate any Thanksgiving dinner. (more…)

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Tracee Ellis Ross Discusses Donald Trump’s Win During Glamour Women of the Year Opening Monologue: ‘We Are Not In Shondaland’

Last Monday, Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross graced the stage of the Glamour Women of the Year Summit in Los Angeles. As shown in a video she tweeted out on Sunday, Ross addressed post-election woes and confirmed that, no, this is not just a sick and twisted episode from the

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Tracee Ellis Ross Is the First Black Woman in 30 Years to Be Nominated for Emmy for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Comedy Series

Known nationwide as Dr. Rainbow "Bow" Johnson in the hit ABC show black-ish, Tracee Ellis Ross is the first black actress in 30 years to receive an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Comedy Series. (more…)

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5 Empowering Quotes From BET’s 2016 ‘Black Girls Rock’ Honorees

Singer Rihanna and Shonda Rhimes, creator of ABC's hit shows "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder," were among the honorees at BET's annual women's empowerment awards show, "Black Girls Rock" on Friday. (more…)

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Tracee Ellis Ross Wants to Make TV That Reflects Black People’s Real Lives

I've called Tracee Ellis Ross my girlfriend for nearly 20 years. You may have done the same. It started with her show Girlfriends, of course, and was cemented after she expanded her personal brand online by routinely delivering makeup tips, jokes, and shared insights — friend stuff. These days she

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