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Feature:Amandla Stenberg

  Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for "power," Amandla was born in Los Angeles on October 23, 1998, to Karen Brailsford and Tom Stenberg. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry). Amandla landed the first of her Disney catalog modeling shoots when she was four years… Continue reading Feature:Amandla Stenberg

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Queen Latifah Nabs Third Screen Actors Guild Award

All hail the Queen! Queen Latifah just took home the Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for her role in HBO’s Bessie. “I’m in shock right now,” Latifah said in her acceptance speech. “Thank you so much!” Latifah continued in the hopes of inspiring… Continue reading Queen Latifah Nabs Third Screen Actors Guild Award

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Feature: Tiffany Haddish

  Tiffany Haddish credits her social worker for her success as a comedian/actress. Growing up in foster care in South Central Los Angeles, it was her excessive talking and imaginary friends that prompted her increasingly flustered social worker to steer her into stand up comedy by enrolling her into the Laugh Factory Comedy Camp for… Continue reading Feature: Tiffany Haddish

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Halle Berry Launches New Scandale Lingerie Line

Actress/entrepreneur, Halle Berry, is laying down a pretty solid foundation for a well- deserved empire. The A-list celebrity recently entered into a new fashion venture, when she launched Scandale Paris last year, a lingerie line sold at Target stores. With diverse revenue streams flowing in, this woman of power proves she’s all about business. [Related: Decoded: Multifaceted… Continue reading Halle Berry Launches New Scandale Lingerie Line

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Gabourey Sidibe Inks Memoir Deal

Gabourey Sidibe,“Precious” star and “Empire” actress, has agreed to pen a memoir that will be published in 2017 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, according to CBS News. “I’ve been writing since I was a child, and have always had so many stories to tell that are too long, shady, and impolite to share in interviews,” Sidibe… Continue reading Gabourey Sidibe Inks Memoir Deal

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‘Castle’ Star Tamala Jones Launches Brain Aneurysm Survivor Model Search

Actress Tamala Jones of ABC’s Castle has teamed up with the Joe Niekro Foundation and luxury hat maker Canada Bliss in a unique model search for brain aneurysms survivors. According to research, the sudden and fatal illness is believed to claim more than 500,000 lives annually and has a greater chance of occurring in African… Continue reading ‘Castle’ Star Tamala Jones Launches Brain Aneurysm Survivor Model Search