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Sister love and sister power grew in Hollywood each and every moment during Alfre Woodard’s 11th annual Sistahs’ Soirée.  The event demonstrated self-love, self-confidence and the importance of collective sister unity. This year’s event, sponsored by Morgan Stanley, was a collection of the most talented women in Hollywood as they celebrated sisterhood and star power.…

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Emmy Award-winning actress Alfre Woodard and Gbenga Akinnagber, best known for his role on HBO’s “The Wire,” are teaming up for the Urban Movie Channel’s upcoming release, “Knucklehead.” Set to premiere on Friday, Oct. 21, the film takes on mental illness and Brooklyn’s notorious housing projects. “When his brother (Amari Cheatom, Django Unchained) is shot,…

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Happy 50th birthday Blair Underwood! Talk about aging well, Underwood has been in the entertainment industry since an appearance on “The Cosby Show” starring Bill Cosby in 1985 launched his acting career. Underwood played major roles in the television series “L.A. Law,” “In Treatment” and “Dirty Sexy Money.” He attended the same high school as…

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12 Years a Slave Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Alfre Woodard The very talented Chiwetel Ejiofor helms this Steve McQueen-directed true story about a free black man, Solomon Northup, who was tricked into slavery. Learned and cultured, Northup, a violinist, is labled a runaway from Georgia and is summarily transported…

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Although Black History Month is over, the following actors are absolutely deserving of a little extra credit. Click continue to see some of the most influential black actors who paved the way for contemporary stars. –ruthie hawkins

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Lincoln celebrated the Sixth Annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Lincoln’s 2013 luxury midsize sedan, the MKZ, was the official vehicle for the star-studded ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon attended by Oprah Winfrey, Jill Scott, Naomi Campbell, Gabrielle Union, Mara Brock Akil, Kelly Rowland and Naomie Harris – who was presented with…

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The NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles was a festive celebration of the excellence in black art, entertainment and philanthropy — not to mention a virtual coronation to Kerry Washington and Shonda Rhimes, whose No. 1 rated show “Scandal” has taken Hollywood by storm. It was also an eye-popping showcase of the best — and…

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