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Watch: What It’s Like to Be a Black Woman in Hollywood

Diversity and representation are the hot-button topics in Hollywood right now. In an industry that reflects the world in which we live, black people and women—so, basically black women—are often underrepresented in Hollywood. But people like Tyler Perry are changing that. Sure, he’s a polarizing figure based on his…

Brown Beauty Alert! This Is the Melanated Moment We Didn’t Know We Were Missing This Week

Updated Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, 6:20 p.m. EST: As if we weren’t already jelly enough, Erivo’s team reached out to let us know everyone we missed at the soiree, organized by legendary celebrity event planner Kathy Romero (who has spearheaded high-profile events such as Asahd Khaled’s birthday, Gucci Mane’s wedding and…

Why Tika Sumpter Was So Nervous About Playing Future First Lady Michelle Obama Why Tika Sumpter Was So Nervous About Playing Future First Lady Michelle Obama

In coming months, we will be inundated with the endless highlights from our first black president’s historic two terms. One of the most delightful developments over the first family’s eight-year stay is the emergence of first lady Michelle Obama. Is there any doubt that she helped spark the #BlackGirlMagic that is our…

Five Quick Thoughts About The Stills From The Barack And Michelle Date Movie Five Quick Thoughts About The Stills From The Barack And Michelle Date Movie

Yesterday, two stills were released from Southside With You, the movie depicting the President and the First Lady's first date. I have some thoughts about this.

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