Tag: Black entertainment

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Digital Diva: Andrea Lewis Redefines “Black Actress”

If you don’t like the options offered in your industry, well create a project that suits yourself! That’s what actress Andrea Lewis did. She made her debut as a young star in movies like “Down in the Delta” and “Livin’ ...
Movies

Viola Davis: Set To Play Harriet Tubman For HBO

Two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis is set to play Harriet Tubman in a project being developed by HBO Films. The story of the activist who helped devise a system that allowed hundreds of slaves to escape to freedom via the ...
Radio

Radio Return: Lil’ Mo Hosts New Afternoon Show

“R&B Divas LA” star Lil’ Mo is back on the radio! The pint-sized vocal powerhouse hosts a new afternoon drive show on Radio One’s 92Q in Baltimore. The new show, “The Fam,” will feature her and DJ QuickSilva. “The Fam” ...
Gospel

Continuing The Legacy: Should BET Find A New Host For ...

BET confirmed last week during their upfront presentation for advertisers and media guests the speculation that the 35th season of their long-running “Bobby Jones Gospel” will be its final season. The farewell season ends Dr. Bobby Jones’ reign as the ...
Gospel

End Of The Road: “Bobby Jones Gospel” Coming To An ...

After 35 seasons, BET has decided to end their long-running series “Bobby Jones Gospel.” “Bobby Jones Gospel” is hosted by Grammy-winning recording artist Dr. Bobby Jones, who launched the show in 1980 and used to produce the series himself before ...
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Amber Riley: ‘Glee’ Star Talks Being Plus-Sized in Hollywood

“Glee” star Amber Riley has helped Hollywood look at shapely women differently! The full-figured actress/singer is considered one Tinsletown’s fashion girls, even being named Best Dressed at the 2011 SAG Awards by Joan Rivers on E!’s “Fashion Police.” In 2013, ...
Faith

Denzel Washington: Actor Describes First Encounter With Holy Spirit

Actor Denzel Washington has never been shy about being a man of faith. The Oscar winner is a member of West Angeles Church of God in Christ in Los Angeles and even donated $2.5 million to help the church build ...
Lifestyle

Imagine A Future: Steve Harvey & Disney Inspire Students Through ...

Steve Harvey loves the kids! And I’m not talking about his four biological and three step-children with wife Majorie. I’m talking about the 500-plus students to date that have benefited from the work he’s doing with Disney Dreamers Academy—an education ...
Books

Love Story: Cynthia Bailey & Husband Releasing Biographical Book

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Cynthia Bailey and husband, Peter Thomas are releasing a book about their love story. The tome, “Carry-on Baggage” will be released on released in late September via Griffin Scott Press. “Peter and I did not ...
Theater

Whitney Houston: Broadway-Bound In “The Bodyguard”

Heather Headley is currently the ‘Queen of the Night,’ starring as Whitney Houston in the U.K. musical production, “The Bodyguard.” Launched last fall on London’s West End, the big-budget show is gearing up to launch on Broadway in 2014. Headley ...