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“Black-ish” star Anthony Anderson and his mother Doris Anderson have partnered with Northwestern Mutual to make more people aware of the importance of financial planning. The comedic actor explained that his 67-year-old mom just purchased her first home, and it’s never too late to get your finances in order. Speaking with Yahoo Finance, he explained,…

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Sweet potato pie is the official complement for Thanksgiving meals in most African American homes, so it made perfect sense for “Black-ish” star Anthony Anderson to have perfected the age-old dessert. “I grew up eating sweet potato pie at every holiday — Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s. Sometimes my family would just bake it on a Sunday,”…

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Black Hollywood’s biggest night was held Monday, January 15, on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday in Pasadena, California. The “premiere multicultural awards show” was hosted by TV fave Anthony Anderson and included performances by Common and Andra Day.  The live pre-show from the red carpet was hosted by Terrence J with special correspondent, Tanika…

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It looks like the brass over at the NAACP Image Awards came to the conclusion that there’s no need to end a good thing prematurely and have locked in actor and comedian Anthony Anderson as the show’s host for at least the next two years. Late last week, the NAACP and TV One announced that the “Blackish” star…

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The 1970’s was the start of the positive on-screen portrayals of Black fathers.  It was a time when television studios attempted to deal with the changing Black socio-economic issues and its effects on mass media.  Broadcast networks NBC, CBS and ABC had to find a way to feature positive Black family values with an African…

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Lights, smartphones, selfies! The 2015 BET Awards red carpet was teeming with celebs from all facets of the industry – music, TV, film and sports. Monochrome (black and white) was the style choice of the afternoon. D-Wade’s lovely wife Gabby looked striking in black sequins. Dimple-faced Silento sported a jacket with a flared patent-leather lapel. Bobby V. complemented…

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With shows like ABC’s “Scandal” ruling prime time and stars like Kerry Washington becoming an awards-season fixture, big networks like FOX and NBC are planning more shows featuring black actors. Hit the flip for seven black TV actors you should know and the small screen role that put them on the map. –ruu hawkins/@ruubabie

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