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Ford hit several groundbreaking Black History Month milestones this year for the 2020 Escape by bringing together an all-Black female campaign titled “Built Phenomenally,” featuring award-winning actress Angela Bassett and Black girl creators. The integrated campaign included broadcast, digital, social, print and experiential platforms and spotlighted Ford’s support of the nonprofit organization Made in Her…

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Ford kicked off Black History Month with a bang. The automaker launched its “Built Phenomenally” ad campaign and debuted the all-new 2020 Ford Escape with an all-Black female cast and crew. Narrated by award-winning actress Angela Bassett, “Built Phenomenally” shines a spotlight on the Escape, the company’s bestselling SUV. Ford partnered with two organizations to…

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Angela Bassett wants to raise awareness for type 2 diabetes as her family has a history with the serious health condition. The 61-year-old actress has teamed up with the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association for the Know Diabetes by Heart initiative, which aims to educate people on the causes and effects of type…

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Angela Bassett reveals a beauty secret that has kept her skin looking youthful. The 61-year-old actress admitted she has had some Botox injections to reduce wrinkles and keep her skin looking good, but she is careful about overdoing it as she wants to avoid a frozen face. She told NewBeauty magazine: “Botox is no surprise!…

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Angela Bassett

Despite some progress in recent years, women and minorities are still disproportionately underrepresented in the entertainment industry. Movements such as #MeToo and Time’s Up have only magnified the industry’s glaring representation problem. Actress and activist Angela Bassett echoed similar sentiments on the lack of diversity in the entertainment industry during an April keynote on inclusion…

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Angela Bassett

Actress and activist, Angela Bassett was the keynote speaker at the 14th Annual Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference held in Dallas, April 11-13. This year’s theme was “Inclusion: The Source of Innovation.” The conference provided an opportunity for attendees to come together and advance their knowledge of diversity and leadership – in an effort to…

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Angela Bassett and her husband Courtney B. Vance wanted their twins to be part of the Black Panther filmmaking process because it is such an inspiring movie. The 59-year-old actress plays Ramonda — the mother of titular hero T’Challa and Queen Mother of fictional African nation Wakanda — in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, which…

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In the span of 25 years, Angela Bassett has proven many times over the old saying that “Black don’t crack.” During that timeframe, she has gone from playing Cuba Gooding, Jr.’s mother in Boyz in the Hood, to playing his sister in the current season of “American Horror Story.” And no offense to Gooding, but…

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Actress Angela Bassett has teamed up with her esthetician, Dr. Barbara Sturm, to help women of color address skin issues specifically plaguing women with darker skin, including uneven tone, hyper-pigmentation, and unsightly breakouts. Bassett was so impressed with Sturm’s original anti-aging line that she had the idea of re-imagining the products for dark-skinned women. After…

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Rolling out was on the red carpet for the world premiere of the action-packed film London Has Fallen starring Morgan Freeman Angela Bassett and many more. We caught up with the cast just before they entered the ArcLight theater to view their film. Check out the interviews.

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The sequel to the worldwide smash hit “Olympus Has Fallen,” a non-stop, suspenseful action thriller that delivers high-octane excitement through a heightened sense of authenticity. The visceral intensity springs from a timely premise: after the British Prime Minister passes away, his funeral becomes a target of a terrorist organization to destroy some of the world’s…

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London Has Fallen

The sequel to the worldwide smash, Olympus Has Fallen, finds the world’s most powerful leaders under attack as they attend the British Prime Minister’s funeral. Intrigue and suspense follow as the other only three people capable of ending attack find themselves at odds. London Has Fallen opens nationwide on March 4.

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Keeping looks up to par after a certain age can become a challenge. Careers become hectic, children and marriages can contribute to stress, and metabolism slows down — all of which can lead to rapid physical aging. But even with the challenges women face as time goes on, many ladies manage to slow major physical signs…

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