Tag: Black Hollywood

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Melba Moore: From Welfare To Working More Than Ever Before

Tony Award winner Melba Moore has seen highs and lows in her music career. She’s topped the charts, hosted TV shows and starred in films before seeing it all end at the hands of her husband, music producer Charles Huggins. ...
TV

Role Play: Vivica Fox Out, New Diva In On “Hollywood ...

TV One’s “Hollywood Divas” is gearing up for season two. The ensemble series made up of actresses Golden Brooks (“Girlfriends”), Countess Vaughn (“The Parkers”), Paula Jai Parker (“Hustle & Flow”), Elise Neal (“The Hughleys”) and former reality star Lisa Wu ...
TV

Debbie Allen: Lands Huge Promotion On “Grey’s Anatomy”

McDreamy may be dead, but McAllen just got a promotion!  Debbie Allen’s role on Shonda Rhimes’ “Grey’s Anatomy” has been expanded in a significant way. The celebrated actress/choreographer will serve as executive producer and director of medical drama’s upcoming 12th ...
TV

Profiting Prophetesses: Does Lifetime’s New Show “Preach” Cross The Line?

[quote]Prophetess [prof-i-tis] noun: a woman who speaks for God or a deity, or by divine inspiration. a woman who is a spokesperson of some doctrine, cause, or movement. the wife or female companion of a prophet. She might, in one ...
Lifestyle

Back In Stride Again: Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Returning To ...

After a five-year hiatus, the iconic Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly returns to the 2015 Essence Festival where they will headline the Friday, July 3 tribute to New Orleans. As a celebration of The Big Easy for the 10th anniversary since ...
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Jonathan Nelson: Gospel Star Challenging Everyone To Be “Fearless”

Four-time Stellar Award winner Jonathan Nelson has great anticipation for his fifth album, “Fearless.” Captured live during a live CD/DVD recording called “Fearless Experience” at this home church The Faith Center in Sunrise, Florida earlier this year, the disc marks ...
Theater

Open Road: “Motown The Musical” Makes Millions On Tour

Missed “Motown The Musical” on Broadway? Well catch the show on the road. The hit theatrical production is currently playing Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its first national tour on May 8, 2015 after kicking off ...
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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” ...