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Oprah To Produce And Star In Henrietta Lacks Movie For HBO

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is expanding her participation in HBO’s “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” to an on-screen role.

The cable channel said Monday that Winfrey will star in the TV movie that she’s been shepherding as an executive producer. 96 more words

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Mo’Nique Says Hollywood Won’t Let Black Actors Be Great

Oscar winner Mo’Nique blasted Hollywood’s struggle to embrace diversity in an interview with HuffPost Live on Tuesday. The comedian and actress received critical praise for her role as the abusive Mary Lee Johnston in the film Precious and won numerous awards including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. 10 more words

Kerry Washington Delivers On Creating Makeup For Women Of Color

The beauty industry is slowing understanding the importance of inclusion by creating product for women of all hues.

So when Kerry Washington initially got the role of brand ambassador and creative consultant for Neutrogena, we knew change would come. 356 more words

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Zoë Kravitz: 'I don't expect any man to write a script for me'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zoë Kravitz has heard enough talk and she’s ready for some change.

She might have an enviable perch in the entertainment ecosystem with recent film credits as diverse as “Dope,” ”Mad Max: Fury Road,” and “The Divergent Series,” not to mention her famous lineage, but she’s also seen her share of darkness in Hollywood too, from discrimination to stereotyping. 691 more words


Elise Neal Celebrates Her 50th Birthday With Eye-Popping Bikini Pic

My, my my!

That’s all we can say about the gorgeous Elise Neal.

(Scroll down to see what she’s working with from head to toe.) 239 more words

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Mo'Nique Says She Owes 80-Pound Weight Loss To Her Husband And Kids [VIDEO]

Mo’Nique’s 82-pound weight loss owes more to the Oscar winner’s husband and children rather than her own energy to hit the gym.

The entertainer, who worked over the past year to shed more than 80 pounds, revealed her motivation to taking the weight off while chatting  at the 22nd Annual Pan-African Film and Arts Festival. 173 more words

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LisaRaye Admits That She Got Stacey Dash Fired From 'Single Ladies' [WATCH]

So now the truth comes out.

Years after Stacey Dash’s departure from VH1’s Single Ladies, LisaRaye is revealing the reason behind the Fox News contributor’s firing while taking responsibility for the action as an example of her learning to be a “boss.” 252 more words

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