Tag: Zoe Saldana


Full Coverage: Vanity Fair Gets Diverse For Hollywood Issue

In 2010, I wrote an open letter in my former column at AOL Black Voices to Vanity Fair harshly criticizing them for their lack of diversity. At the time, the famed glossy had unveiled its 16th annual Vanity Fair Hollywood ...

Saluting Sistas: Essence Chooses Oscar Honorees

It’s no secret that Academy Awards season in Hollywood has tremendously lacked diversity. Ebony, Black Enterprise and Vibe magazines have all tried their hand at Oscar parties and soirees.  But six years ago, Essence magazine launched their Black Women in ...

Nina Simone Film: Zoe Saldana In, Mary J. Blige Out

Actress Zoe Saldana has signed on to play the late Nina Simone in a bio-film, “Nina.” The long discussed film about the iconic singer’s life seems to be finally moving forward, as R&B star Mary J. Blige was previously attached ...