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Releasing the limited series “Self Made” during the COVD-19 pandemic may have been the best thing Netflix has done this quarter. The series trended on both Twitter and Facebook feeds as the story of self-made millionaire Madam C.J. Walker was introduced to a new generation. The screenplay written by Nicole Asher was an intimate adaptation…

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Blair Underwood is a very busy man these days. He’s not only scheduled to return to the ABC drama, Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” but he is gearing up to portray a troubled jazz musician in an upcoming play and deliver the commencement speech for the American InterContinental University’s graduating class. Paradise Blue, a play by…

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In a room filled with more women than men, this year SAG/AFTRA hosted a series of panels and a black-tie dinner honoring black actors, new and old. In connection with Black History initiatives from Icon Mann — whose mission is to champion the accomplishments and positive dialogue surrounding the Black male diaspora — the events this week highlight…

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Terrence J, Idris Elba and more Hollywood actors get love on #MaleCrushMondays and most Instagram feeds will be flooded with photos. Fans post photos and tag their favorite male crush, and you never know who you might see or how far back fans will dig when searching this popular hashtag. One fan posted the photo above captioning…

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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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Gabrielle Union is covering the May/June 2014 issue of VEGAS magazine. Union stars in Think Like a Man Too, this summer’s sequel to the blockbuster 2012 film; she plays Kristen in a story of dueling bachelor and bachelorette parties in Las Vegas. The 41-year-old actress talks about her upcoming wedding to Miami Heat guard Dwyane…

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Tony winner Cecily Tyson, Vanessa Williams, KeKe Palmer and Blair Underwood star in the Oscar, Pulitzer Prize, and Emmy Award winning adaptation of author Horton Foote’s Tony Award nominated play, “The Trip to Bountiful.” Originally presented as “Bountiful” in 1953 as a Broadway drama and NBC teleplay, then revived as a film in 1985, the…

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Actor Terrence Howard, who’s playing in the crime drama Dead Man Down in theaters this weekend, is a Sigma. In February 2010, he became an honorary member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., which was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 9, 1914. Founders A. Langston Taylor, Leonard F. Morse and Charles I.…

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Blair Underwood has vanquished the good guy. Those clean-cut, suave characters he’s known for portraying? Bye-bye. Underwood has taken his bad boy persona to Broadway, and he’s doen it with a vengeance. In the lead role of Stanley Kowalski in the Broadway revival of A Streetcar Named Desire, Underwood is gritty, brutish and and extrememly…

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