Pioneer Nichelle Nichols of ‘Star Trek’ fame dies at 89

Nichelle Nichols, the pioneering actress who soared to international fame — and into urbanites’ hearts — during the 1960s and 70s on the original “Star Trek” series, has died. She was 89. Nichols was a paragon of beauty, grace and eloquence in the role of Uhuru that Black Americans could easily embrace and champion during […]

Ashley Nicole Blake makes her television debut in Fox’s ‘Our Kind of People’

The talented Ashley Nicole Blake recently made her television debut in Fox’s new show, “Our Kind of People.” Blake has starred in several independent films and during an interview with rolling out, she discussed her character, the young Eve Vaughn, her music and poetry. You recently made your television debut in the Karin Gist-created and […]

Actress Dominique Williams shares personal life lessons after surviving cancer

Actress Dominique Williams is proof that it is never too late for a new beginning and exploring your options in life. Williams, who is a Cincinnati native, was completing her third year in the U.S. Army when she was informed by doctors that she had ovarian cancer. Soon after the diagnosis, Williams began journaling her […]

Viola Davis is teaching her daughter this valuable life lesson

Viola Davis is teaching her daughter about “commitment.” The “How To Get Away With Murder” actress has made a point of instilling the virtue into eight-year-old Genesis, who she has with husband Julius Tennon, “every day” and making sure she learns how to live “with a greater goal.” She explained to “Entertainment Tonight,” “Every day one of […]

Actress Viola Davis in talks with Amazon Studios

Viola Davis has signed a first look feature production deal with Amazon Studios. The “How To Get Away With Murder” actress runs JuVee Productions with husband Julius Tennon, and the couple has agreed to bring their projects to the streaming service. Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, said in a statement: “Amazon Studios is passionate about building […]

Viola Davis shares her feelings about ‘Widows’ director Steve McQueen

Viola Davis thinks Steve McQueen is “one the greatest directors out there.” The 53-year-old actress has praised the Widows director for being one of the best filmmakers, “especially for a woman.” Speaking on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” she said, “Best experience of my life. By the way, Steve McQueen has gotta be one of […]

Victoria Rowell’s superpower is being a servant

Victoria Rowell is best known for her TV roles on “The Young and the Restless” and “Diagnosis: Murder.” You may not know it, but she’s an active community servant. The actress believes in the act of passing positivity and encouragement forward. Rowell is a proud supporter of the Carrie Steele-Pitts Home (CSPH). Chartered in 1888, […]

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ star Storm Reid is using her talents to inspire us all

“We can’t take any credit for our talents. It’s how we use them that counts.” – Madeleine L’Engle Clearly, 14-year-old Storm Reid is not your average teenager. Making her debut in the Oscar-nominated film “12 Years a Slave,” she is not a newcomer to film. Director Ava DuVernay selected her to play Meg Murry in the adaptation of […]

Gabrielle Union ‘terrified’ about sharing rape story

Gabrielle Union was “terrified” about sharing her rape story. The 44-year-old actress was raped when she was working at her part-time job at a Payless Store in 1992 and she feels it is important to keep talking about it to support other victims. “It’s been almost 25 years since I became a rape survivor. I’m […]

Girl talk with actress Dawn Halfkenny

Born in the mountains of West Virginia, Dawn Halfkenny is a poised and polished professional who is on the rise. This driven young lady has been able to present some of her talents through acting. She’s landed television and film roles such as FX’s “Atlanta,” Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots,” STARZ’s “Survivors Remorse,” […]

Halle Berry’s memorable films

Halle Berry’s Oscar worthy performances have secured her position as Hollywood royalty. From comedies to thrillers, Berry’s name is synonymous with great acting.

Whoopi Goldberg Reveals That She Was High When She Won Oscar

We’ve all seen our fair share of intoxicated celebrities at award ceremonies (remember Whitney Houston at the 2001 BET Awards?), but most would never think that actress Whoopi Goldberg would be one of them. But as she admits in a new viral video from 1992, she was as high as a kite when she accepted […]