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Kobe Bryant Left Out Of ‘In Memoriam’ at 2020 Emmys

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The “In Memoriam” tribute is an important part of any awards show. It gives remembrance to those we have lost in the last year. At this year’s Emmy awards, H.E.R sang “Nothing Compares 2 U” as the montage of photos played. Many people were shocked to realize that Kobe Bryant had been left out of […]

Tyler Perry is the Recipient for Governors Award at 2020 Primetime Emmys

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The prestigious Governors Award at the 2020 Primetime Emmys goes to someone who made outstanding contributions to television, and this year Tyler Perry is the recipient. Perry is best known for his comedy-drama movies and plays, as well as his humanitarian efforts. “I’m grateful for and humbled by this recognition from the Television Academy,” Perry […]

Terrence Howard Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Terrence Howard Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Fresh off the heels of his announcement to fall back from acting, Terrence Howard received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was joined by his wife and two children when the star was unveiled right after the premiere of the series finale of Empire. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS The Oscar-nominated […]

50 Cent Claims Emmys Are “Racist” For Not Recognizing ‘Power’

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Besides collecting the money that everybody in the world owes him, Hip-Hop mogul and T.V. boss 50 Cent has made some claims about the politics of Hollywood. The “In Da Club,” MC has said his hit show Power, which has been on since 2014, had never received any Emmy nominations because it’s a Black show. […]

New York Times Confuses Angela Bassett for Omarosa

New York Times Confuses Angela Bassett for Omarosa

Early versions of the New York Times highlighted a photograph Tiffany Haddish and Angela Bassett giving Rachel Brosnahan her Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a comedy, with a caption in which Bassett is recognized as Omarosa Manigault Newman. oh my god the New York Times mixed up Angela Bassett with Omarosa pic.twitter.com/jLoePOqADy — julia […]

Regina King Takes Home Third Emmy for Canceled Series, ‘Seven Seconds’

Regina King Takes Home Third Emmy for Canceled Series, 'Seven Seconds'

The Emmy awards which were held this Monday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles had some amazing highlights. One unforgettable moment was Regina King being crowned with lead actress in a limited series. King knocked out her competition which included Jessica Biel for USA’s, The Sinner, Laura Dern for HBO’s, The Tale, Michelle Dockery for […]

Bobby Brown Meets Millie Bobby Brown at the Emmys

Bobby Brown meets Millie Bobby Brown at the Emmys

If there is anything that a 14-year-old Caucasian girl and middle-aged Black male ever had in common, it would be their names. The Stranger Things star, Millie Bobby Brown had a conversation with Bobby Brown over the phone during Monday night’s 2018 Emmy Awards.  Apparently, Tracy Morgan introduced the two while taking a break in the Lindt Chocolate Lounge […]

Anthony Bourdain Wins Six Posthumous Emmys

Anthony Bourdain Wins Six Posthumous Emmys

Three months after his passing, Anthony Bourdain was awarded six Emmys wins at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys for his CNN show, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, and its digital spin-off. The series was up for six awards and took home the W for each nominated category. The show won best informational series or special, writing […]

John Legend Becomes First Black Man to Earn EGOT Status

John Legend Becomes First Black Man to Earn EGOT Status

John Legend made history twice last week. The singer and actor won an Emmy at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles, alongside Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice for producing the best variety special winner, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS At 39, Legend is […]

Roseanne Barr Will Not Return to TV, Reveals Self-Interview Plans

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The day after Roseanne Barr was scheduled for a TV interview, she announced that she planned to record her own interview. “After a lot of thought, I decided that I won’t be doing any TV interviews, too stressful & untrustworthy 4 me & my fans,” Barr wrote to her 891,000 Twitter followers. “I’m going to […]

Donald Glover is Reportedly Filming Season 2 of ‘Atlanta’

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Donald Glover made history at the 2017 Emmys when he took home the awards for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and Best Directing for a Comedy Series. Now its time to get the ball back rolling for his hit series that he’s receiving all the accolades for. Atlanta Magazine reports that they’ve spotted a […]

‘Everybody Black’ : A Peek At Old Hollywood’s Treatment Towards POC

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Imagine working cheek to cheek with some of H-wood’s biggest stars, being nominated and winning an academy award, and being lucky enough to be the first to do it. Now imagine doing your business on a toilet designated for ‘Colored’s Only’ while on set, because despite your glittering stardom, segregation was still a thing. REGISTER […]

Lena Waithe Becomes the First Black Woman to Win Emmy for Comedy Writing

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It was a night of firsts for Black comedians at the Emmys on Sunday night, September 17th. Lena Waithe made history as the first Black woman to win for comedy writing for co-writing the “Thanksgiving” episode of “Master of None” with series co-creator and star, Aziz Ansari. Waithe also has a recurring role on the […]

Donald Glover Wins Big at Emmys, Confirms Collaboration With Chance The Rapper

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Donald Glover retired his musical alter ego Childish Gambino earlier this year. However, Glover gave an interview during the Emmys red carpet backstage that confirmed that Gambino will be coming out of hiatus to collaborate with Chance The Rapper. He gave an insight about not liking to be pressured into doing music, but he confirmed […]

Viola Davis, Taraji P. Henson, Idris Elba Highlight 2016 Emmy Nominations

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The 2016 Emmy nominations have been announced, and there are some obvious picks, some surprises, but an overall fascinating bunch of actors, actresses and TV shows that have been revealed as the best of the best of the small screen. Viola Davis, Robin Wright and Taraji P. Henson are two of the six actresses nominated […]