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The 15 Sexiest Black Actresses In Hollywood

July 12th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Lupita Nyong'o
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o is of Mexican and Kenyan descent. She was born in Mexico City but was raised in Kenya and educated in the United States. Earlier this year she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her first starring role in "12 Years a Slave." People magazine subsequently named her the "Most Beautiful" star of 2014.

During the Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon in February, the actress talked about being bullied as a child and wishing she could change her skin color.

She told the Associated Press: "I got teased and taunted about my skin. My one prayer to ...
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18 Female Celebrities Who Graduated From College

April 6th, 2014 11:00am EDT
18 Female Celebrities Who Graduated From College
The ability to entertain is not the only asset most female celebrities possess. Quite a few of them furthered their education after high school and graduated with top honors from college. Of course, you do not need a college degree to become a successful actor or singer. However, quite often a celebrity, female or male, put their passion on hold to complete their education or continue working while attending college. The following list of the most educated female celebrities may surprise you.

The "American Idol" season four winner Carrie Underwood graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor'...
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Taraji P. Henson And 'Person Of Interest' Cast Give Insight On Season 3

November 20th, 2013 2:54am EST
'Person Of Interest' Cast
The 'POI' cast appeared more subdued when I interviewed them at NYCC this year, contrasted with last year. There were hints in their interactions with each other and their responses to questions which hinted at a coming change. While last year, Taraji P. Henson and Kevin Chapman hopped onto the red carpet and traveled between tables like two Mardi Gras revelers, this year they appeared quieter. Although I can guess why, I still appreciated sitting down with the stars of my favorite TV show.

I've enjoyed Taraji P. Henson's portrayal since day one. I loved when CBS increased her interaction ...
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Angel Taraji P. Henson Speaks Out Against Chained Dogs In New PETA Ad

March 2nd, 2013 9:00am EST
Taraji P. Henson PETA
Taraji P. Henson is featured in a steamy new PETA campaign in which she appears dressed in a short gossamer gown and a pair of synthetic, cruelty-free wings next to the words "Be an Angel for Animals."

The ad says: "Chained dogs suffer day in and day out. They are cold, hungry, thirsty, vulnerable, and lonely. Keep them inside, where it's safe and warm."

The actress opened up about her pet dog, Uncle Willie, her co-star in the campaign: "I never thought that I could be so in love with an animal until I had Willie. He's our family. … He's just the best companion. Dogs to me are like childr...
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Gabrielle Union, Ciara & Other Black Girls Rock! In NYC

October 15th, 2012 11:14am EDT
Gabrielle Union
A bevy of beautiful black stars attended BET's 2012 Black Girls Rock! celebration in New York City over the weekend. Gabrielle Union, who starred in the spring comedy "Think Like A Man," looked lovely in a curve-hugging black dress.

Singer Ciara covered up in a black pants and jacket ensemble, while actress Taraji P. Henson ("Person of Interest") stood out on the red carpet in a short gold dress.

Singer Keyshia Cole showed off her curves in a grey dress with a plunging neckline, while "Scandal" star Kerry Washington looked sweet in a cream-colored patterned ensemble.

Black Girls Rock! pr...
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2012 BET Awards Fashion: Nicki Minaj, Brandy, Kerry Washington & More!

July 2nd, 2012 10:00am EDT
Nicki Minaj BET Awards
Some of the big guns such as Beyonce & Jay-Z didn't attend the BET Awards on Sunday, but that didn't stop the fun and excitement for other R&B and hip hop stars.

Nicki Minaj, who won the award for "Best Female Hip Hop Artist," showed off her quirky signature style in skintight snake patterned pants, a bright yellow bral and short brown leather jacket.

Brandy wore a very short button-down shirt dress that showed off the tattoos on her feet and ankles.

Actress Taraji P. Henson was a bright spot on the red carpet in a bright turqoise dress and gold strappy sandals.

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Stars Express Grief On Twitter Over Funk Pioneer Chuck Brown's Passing

May 17th, 2012 9:04am EDT
Chuck Brown
Funk pioneer Chuck Brown, 75, died yesterday after a long battle with pneumonia. The singer, nicknamed the Godfather of Go-Go, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, where he had been receiving treatment for the last month.

Brown helped define the go-go genre by fusing funk, soul and Latin sounds. His hit "Bustin' Loose," with his group the Soul Searchers, spent several weeks at the top of the R&B charts in 1979 and was later sampled in rapper Nelly's Grammy-winning track "Hot in Herre."

A documentary on the Washington, D.C., go-go scene appeared in 2002 and prominently featured...
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'Think Like A Man' Knocks 'The Hunger Games' From Top Spot At The Box Office

April 22nd, 2012 10:35pm EDT
Think Like a Man
Romantic comedy Think Like a Man has finally knocked The Hunger Games from the top of the box office chart after a four-week reign.

Think Like A Man - based on comedian Steve Harvey's book and starring Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson, Meagan Good and Gabrielle Union - grossed $33.3 million during its first weekend, while The Hunger Games came in third this week with $14.5 million in box office receipts, bringing the film's overall U.S. take since opening to a whopping $356.9 million.

The Lucky One, based on Nicholas Sparks' novel and starring teen heartthrob Zac Efron also bested Games, comi...
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Maria Menounos, Leslie Bibb And Taraji Henson Take It All Off For Allure Magazine's May 'Naked Truth' Issue

April 17th, 2012 7:37pm EDT
Maria Menounos Allure
Last year it was Kaley Cuoco, Ashley Tisdale, Keri Hilson and Bridget Moynahan who shed their clothing for Allure magazine's annual May "Naked Truth" feature (see their pics here!); and this year five new stars have stepped in to show their sexy curves for the annual shoot.

TV host-slash-Dancing With The Stars contestant Maria Menounos; Smash's Debra Messing; GCB star Leslie Bibb (whose fantastic NSFW derriere is on page 2); Person of Interest star Taraji P. Henson; and Showtime series Homeland's Morena Baccarin have taken it all off for a sizzling black-and-white photo shoot for the magaz...
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Gabrielle Union & Meagan Good Stun In Black & White At 'Think Like A Man' Premiere

February 10th, 2012 8:35am EST
Gabrielle Union & Meagan Good
A bevy of beautiful women attended the "Think Like a Man" premiere in Los Angeles yesterday. Gabrielle Union looked lovely in a short black dress with a sweetheart neckline, while Meagan Good rocked the red carpet in a white gown with a plunging neckline.

The romantic comedy centers on two couples who use a real-life novel to work on their relationship woes.

Stars such as Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Hudson, La La Vasquez, Serena Williams, Regina Hall and Taraji P. Henson also attended the premiere. Check out photos from the red carpet...
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Q&A: 'Person of Interest' Star Kevin Chapman

January 26th, 2012 11:00am EST
Kevin Chapman
Veteran actor Kevin Chapman is one of the stars of CBS' new hit Person of Interest, but that's just scratching the surface of his lengthy resume.

Chapman plays Detective Lionel Fusco, a corrupt cop who functions as an NYPD source for John Reese (Jim Caviezel). It's a role that has brought Chapman some much-deserved attention. But die-hard TV fans will have seen his face a dozen times before.

It was Chapman who brought real menace (and yet, surprising humanity on at least one occasion) to the role of an Irish mob boss on Showtime's underrated drama series Brotherhood. He's also appeared on...
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'The Help' Leads 2012 NAACP Image Awards Nominations

January 19th, 2012 2:40pm EST
The Help
Critically-acclaimed drama The Help looks set to dominate the 2012 NAACP Image Awards after landing eight nominations.

The movie adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's bestselling book of the same name will compete for Outstanding Motion Picture against seven-time nominee Pariah, comedy Tower Heist, Jumping The Broom and The First Grader, while stars Viola Davis and Emma Stone will go head-to-head for the title of Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture.

The Help co-stars Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer and Cicely Tyson are also nominated in the Outstanding Supporting Actress field, alon...
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Taraji P. Henson & Tatyana Ali Win 'Black Girls Rock' Awards

October 18th, 2011 8:53am EDT
Taraji P Henson
Taraji P. Henson and singer/actress Tatyana Ali were among the honorees at Saturday night's sixth annual Black Girls Rock Awards.

Henson picked up the "Star Power Award" while Ali was named the "Young, Gifted & Black Award" recipient.

The New York City party, which was hosted by Diana Ross' daughter Tracee and Regina King, featured performances by Melanie Fiona, Estelle, Mary Mary, Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott and Erykah Badu.
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TV Spotlight: Check Out 'Person Of Interest' & 'Prime Suspect' Tonight

September 22nd, 2011 8:00am EDT
Person of Interest
The crime thriller "Person Of Interest" centers on a presumed dead former-CIA agent who teams up with a mysterious billionaire to prevent violent crimes by using their own brand of vigilante justice.

Michael Emerson, famous for playing the wicked Benjamin Linus on "Lost," plays a computer programmer, while Jim Caviezel is the ex-CIA agent.

Taraji P. Henson also stars. "Person of Interest" airs tonight at 9/8 central on CBS. Will you tune in?

Maria Bello plays touch as nails detective Jane Timoney in "Prime Suspect," a remake of the critically acclaimed British seri...
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2011 Emmy Awards Fashion: Celebrities Show Their Colors (Photos)

September 19th, 2011 8:52am EDT
2011 Emmy Awards fashion
Stars gathered at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night wearing an assortment of bright colors as well as the classic black and white and metallic shades.

Lea Michele and Kate Winslet opted for red, while Dianna Agron and Melissa McCarthy wore bright purple gowns.

Katie Holmes was beautiful in blue, and Sofia Vergara picked a peach dress for the red carpet.

Check out all the stars below, and tell us which one is your favorite!

Lea Michele

Gwyneth Paltrow

Katie Holmes

Julie Bowen

Amber Riley

Kate Winslet

Amy Poehler

Anna Torv

Dianna Agron

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New Fall TV Series: Our Top 10 Picks

August 24th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Pan Am
Every fall TV season has its share of surprise successes and bumbling disappointments. For every buzzed-about newbie (‘Desperate Housewives’) that turns into a hit, there’s an ‘Eastwick’ or ‘Running Wilde.’

But that’s part of the fun, right? Sometimes, you’ve got to take a chance on a show that could be the year’s new hit and Emmy winner.

There are a lot of prospects for this Fall, and some are more promising than others. Here, though, are the Top 10 we’re most looking forward to – keeping in mind we haven’t seen these ahead of time. These are in no particular order.

-‘Pam Am’ – ABC
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Chris Brown Dominates The 2011 BET Awards - See All Winners & Photos

June 27th, 2011 8:19am EDT
Chris Brown
R&B star Chris Brown sealed his career comeback by picking up four trophies at the BET Awards on Sunday.

The Kiss Kiss hit-maker's career was in ruins after he was convicted of assaulting his ex-girlfriend Rihanna during a heated fight in 2009, but Brown proved the controversy is firmly behind him at the 2011 BET Awards prize giving in Los Angeles.

He won best Male R&B Artist, Viewers' choice, Collaboration for Look At Me Now with Lil Wayne, which also won him the Video of the Year. Brown's former lover was also a winner at the ceremony - Rihanna was named best Female R&B artist.

Kany...
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CBS Announces New & Returning Shows For 2011-12

May 18th, 2011 11:57am EDT
Blue Bloods
CBS announced today its new 2011-2012 primetime schedule, ordering five new series and making key time-period moves for CSI and The Good Wife to strengthen its already top-rated primetime lineup.

The new series include three new dramas and two new comedies: "Person Of Interest," a crime thriller from renowned executive producer J.J. Abrams starring Jim Caviezel, Emmy Award winner Michael Emerson and Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson; "Unforgettable," starring Dylan Walsh and Poppy Montgomery as a former detective with a rare condition that enables her to remember virtually every det...
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