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Cheo Hodari Coker Named Showrunner of

Cheo Hodari Coker Named Showrunner of “Luke Cage”

by Qimmah Saafir on April 1 2015, 12:55PM

Coker joins the Marvel universe.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Big Freedia Talks Gender Identity

Big Freedia Talks Gender Identity

by Qimmah Saafir on April 1 2015, 12:43PM

The reality TV star chooses to be the voice for many.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Fighting World Hunger Helps Viola Davis Heal

Fighting World Hunger Helps Viola Davis Heal

by Qimmah Saafir on April 1 2015, 12:01PM

The successful actress reconciles with her past through changing the future.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Olympic Champion Gabby Douglas Gets Her Own Show

Olympic Champion Gabby Douglas Gets Her Own Show

by Qimmah Saafir on March 31 2015, 1:00PM

Douglas will train for the 2016 gold with thousands of viewers watching.

Topics: Arts & Culture

'The Wiz' Makes Its Way Back to TV and Broadway

‘The Wiz’ Makes Its Way Back to TV and Broadway

by Qimmah Saafir on March 31 2015, 12:21PM

The hit musical eases on down the road to another revival.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Codeblack Films Creates Scholarship for Black Film Students

Codeblack Films Creates Scholarship for Black Film Students

by Qimmah Saafir on March 27 2015, 11:03AM

The Lionsgate division seeks to help diversify film.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Taraji P. Henson to Host SNL

Taraji P. Henson to Host SNL

by Qimmah Saafir on March 27 2015, 10:32AM

We’re sure there will be plenty of Cookie skits.

Topics: Arts & Culture

ICYMI: The Worst Point from Deadline's Racist Article

ICYMI: The Worst Point from Deadline’s Racist Article

by Qimmah Saafir on March 26 2015, 2:20PM

Writer Nellie Andreeva needs a prayer circle.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Snoop Dogg Developing Series About the Effects of Reaganomics

Snoop Dogg Developing Series About the Effects of Reaganomics

by Qimmah Saafir on March 23 2015, 11:53AM

Broadus broadens his creative horizons.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Ruth Negga Snags Leading Role in Comic Book Drama

Ruth Negga Snags Leading Role in Comic Book Drama

by Qimmah Saafir on March 20 2015, 12:10PM

Ruth Negga will star in AMC’s “Preacher” in a role originally written for a southern white woman.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Tituss Burgess of

Tituss Burgess of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Calls Racism Accusations Outrageous

by Qimmah Saafir on March 20 2015, 12:05PM

Black star of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” says people are judging the show too soon.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Shonda Rhimes Says Writing Saved Her Life

Shonda Rhimes Says Writing Saved Her Life

by Qimmah Saafir on March 17 2015, 2:30PM

While accepting an LGBTQ organization’s award, Rhimes reveals how she dreamed up Shondaland—“a safe space”—as a little girl.

Topics: Arts & Culture

W. Kamau Bell, Reza Aslan Get New Shows on CNN

W. Kamau Bell, Reza Aslan Get New Shows on CNN

by Jamilah King on March 11 2015, 1:40PM

Get excited!

Topics: /NOW

Eddie Huang Responds to 'Fresh Off the Boat's' Racist Tweet

Eddie Huang Responds to ‘Fresh Off the Boat’s’ Racist Tweet

by Jamilah King on January 30 2015, 2:08PM

Maybe he was right all along.

Topics: Culture

Black Viewers Pushing 'Empire' to Historic Highs

Black Viewers Pushing ‘Empire’ to Historic Highs

by Jamilah King on January 29 2015, 4:17PM

It’s had four consecutive weeks of growing viewership.

Topics: Culture

Diverse Casting Leads to a Wildly Successful Fall for Network TV

Diverse Casting Leads to a Wildly Successful Fall for Network TV

by Jamilah King on October 29 2014, 10:28AM

They’re making history.

Topics: Culture

'Orange is the New Black' Star Diane Guerrero on Stereotypes of Latinas

‘Orange is the New Black’ Star Diane Guerrero on Stereotypes of Latinas

by Jamilah King on June 12 2014, 10:57AM

The actress says she’s on the frontlines of fighting for better representation of people of color.

Topics: Culture

Eddie Huang on 'Fresh Off the Boat': It's a Phrase 'Worn With Pride'

Eddie Huang on ‘Fresh Off the Boat’: It’s a Phrase ‘Worn With Pride’

by Jamilah King on May 19 2014, 1:13PM

The show’s creator responds to critics.

Topics: Culture

Mindy Kaling Has Advice for Young Writers

Mindy Kaling Has Advice for Young Writers

by Jamilah King on May 13 2014, 12:49PM

She did a roundup with The Hollywood Reporter.

Topics: Culture

Here's the Season 2 Trailer for 'Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce' Play

Here’s the Season 2 Trailer for ‘Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce’

by Jamilah King on May 7 2014, 2:56PM

The new season kicks off on June 11.

Topics: Culture

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