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One of the most successful gymnasts of all time, Simone Biles had quite a back story. She and her sister were adopted by her grandfather and his wife as her mother struggled with a drug problem. Despite her modest beginnings, Biles went on to dominate gymnastics, ultimately becoming an Olympic champion. Lifetime, naturally, wanted to […]

Essence Ventures, LLC, has kicked off 2018 by securing a major bag and giving Essence magazine control of its brand. There is power in the purse! Black women have reclaimed 100 percent control of Essence as Essence Ventures, LLC, announced today that it bought the magazine from Time Inc. The magazine’s president, Michelle Ebanks, is […]

The model and actress is set to marry Sterling, an attorney who recently ran for mayor of Atlanta.

Here, we celebrate a few of our favorite Black producers and directors who are making sure our stories are told authentically in Hollywood.

The fall TV season is shaping up to be pretty eventful to say the least, with tons of #BlackGirlMagic representation to be proud of. One of the most anticipated shows this fall is FOX network’s Pitch about an African American female entering the arena of major league baseball. As if that wasn’t enough to get […]

Whether you’re a fan of her Emmy-winning role on the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black, inspired by her dazzling red carpet style or enamored by her all-around awesomeness, chances are Uzo Aduba is on your radar in some form or fashion and she isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The actress is the […]

The start of the 2016 Rio Olympics is just a week away and one of the most anticipated events is the gymnastics competition, where all eyes will be on powerhouse gymnast Simone Biles. Her talent and skill level is almost otherworldly and certainly earned her the coveted spot on the Olympic gymnastics team. Now she […]

The end of an era has finally come. That’s the best way to sum up the reality that Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios is officially a distant memory. After 30 years of monumental moments and the foundation for The Oprah Winfrey Show, the iconic building is no more.   If you recall back in December of […]

The anticipation for Ava DuVernay’s and OWN’s Queen Sugar continues to reach a fever pitch and now the complete full-length trailer for the series has arrived and it looks even better than you could imagine. By the looks of it, this will definitely be a show that you will want to add to your fall […]

Ava DuVernay continues to prove why she is one of the busiest women in Hollywood these days, as details of her next project emerge. The filmmaker’s documentary project The 13th is set to be the opening night film of the New York Film Festival. Ava DuVernay apparently loves to spoil her audience and fans because […]

When you’re a celebrity, divorces can often get nasty with accusations and insults flying left and right, so it’s nice when a higher road is taken. Gayle King may feel a bit better about her divorce from her ex-husband because he recently offered her a public apology for his past indiscretions. US Weekly has all […]