As a breed, we ballet mothers can be insufferable—clingy, controlling, and omnipresent. The mother of Margot Fonteyn, who was known as the Black Queen, trailed after the ballerina, even on company tours abroad, acting as a composite of a personal assistant, lady’s maid, and nineteenth-century chaperone. Show More Summary
Our queen Rihanna showed her second Fenty x Puma collection during Paris Fashion Week Wednesday, and we have some questions. The line, a colorful departure from her previous black and white collection, included stiletto sneakers, corsets,...Show More Summary
“Long live Queen Elizabeth” indeed. After going inside a women’s prison in Orange is the New Black and charting the rise of Colombia’s drug trade in Narcos, Netflix’s latest original series is something altogether more regal. The streaming...Show More Summary
Take A Virtual Tour Of Viola Davis $5.7 Million Toluca Lake Mansion Viola Davis works hard for what she’s got and she’s clearly enjoying the fruits of her labor. According to Realtor, the “How To Get Away With Murder”
Somebody call DJ Drama because it’s time for Lupita Nyong’o to get these bars off her chest. The “Queen of Katwe” actress introduced her Instagram followers to her alter ego, “Troublemaker,” when she posted a black and white video Sunday of her rhyming to the 1994 Nas classic “N.Y. Show More Summary
There really isn't anything Lupita Nyong'o can't do. In celebration of 3 million Instagram followers, Queen of Katwe star Lupita Nyong'o introduced fans to one of her many talents. In a black and white video, wearing enormous cat-eye...Show More Summary
Lea Michele poses on the red carpet while arriving at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday (September 24) in Las Vegas. The 30-year-old Scream Queens actress went pretty in a silver and black long-sleeved mini-dress with black strappy sandals. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Lea Michele Also on the red carpet were [...]
Black residents of Charlotte say they’d sensed that a reckoning was coming. Even those who benefited from development projects that brought pristine streets and trendy restaurants to the Queen City … Click to Continue »
Image Source: Fox Taylor Lautner will forever be known for his role as Jacob Black in Twilight, and even Ryan Murphy knows it. During the season two premiere of Scream Queens, the show seemed to be poking fun at the famous franchise with one simple scene. Show More Summary
Iyanla: Fix My Life, the series featuring spiritual teacher and life coach Iyanla Vanzant, has been a fixture on the Oprah Winfrey Network since 2012 and the addition of scripted programming like Queen Sugar to the network has not changed that. For this season, Vanzant, known for her work with Basketball Wives’ reality star Evelyn Lozada […]
Way back in the dark ages, back when the boob tube was still black and white, contestants vied to see who had the worst sob story for prizes in Queen for a Day. It wasn't until the late 1990s and Big Brother that the genre we think of as "reality television" really took off, though, and The... Continue reading
Director Ava DuVernay is no stranger to being bold. Not only was her 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. biopic “Selma” nominated for a best picture Oscar, she’s the first woman of color to direct a live-action film with a production budget over $100 million. And she’s used that clout to cast a young actress...
With its TV debut, Natalie Baszile’s unforgettable novel about a black southern family found new life with the help of Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey.
2016 has been an incredibly black year. From Beyoncé’s world-changing “Lemonade” to FX’s new dramedy “Atlanta,” a diverse range of stories, and storytellers, that proudly declare their blackness are finally getting the pop culture attention they deserve. “Queen Sugar” takes advantage of this surge, in the best possible way — and creates an incredibly powerful, […]
A new television series, produced by Oprah Winfrey and director Ava DuVernay, takes a slow, sensitive look at men and women of color. It debuted on OWN this week.
The new OWN TV show about a black-owned Louisiana farm is a cinematic look at inheritance that's both familial and cultural.
“I’m criminally Northern,” from black Twitter stalwart and cultural critic Jamilah Lemieux about the epic Tuesday night of black Southern intensity fueled by new TV shows Atlanta and Queen Sugar. Clearly, the Chicago native, who now calls New York City home, was not alone, as similar sentiments also showed up on Twitter. Those from the […]
Hilarious Bad Bish Diddy Memes Everyone is still buzzing over Queen Bey’s funky fresh (and beautifully BLACK) Soul Train-themed birthday bash that shattered the internet and gave us a hilarious bad bish Diddy meme wave currently flooding the internet. Hit
Todd Klein on Dr. Fate #14. Kim Deitch on Folrath Part One. Richmond Clements on Solstice Chapter One: Winter. Bill Boichel on MOME Vol. 1, The Love Bunglers and Black Is The Color. Katie Skelly on Queen Emeraldas. there are some interesting short interviews with artists contributing to the latest effort from ku?!: Aesyn, GG, Ben Marcus, Hetamoé. Show More Summary
The black family saga has taken off on television. First, Fox hit paydirt with Empire, and now OWN has two of its own: Greenleaf and Queen Sugar. The latter is based on a Natalie Baszile novel about siblings who inherit their late father's Louisiana sugar-cane farm and must protect it ... More »