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Queen Latifah’s humbling moments with the late, legendary Cicely Tyson will be forever etched in her memory. On Monday, Feb. 22, the Equalizer star shared details about the lesson she learned from Tyson while working on her talk show. In 2014, Tyson appeared on Latifah’s show along with famed film stars, Blair Underwood and Vanessa…

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The late Cicely Tyson‘s body will have a public viewing later this month, her family has announced. The “How to Get Away with Murder” actress died at the age of 96 on Jan. 28, 2021, and how her family has revealed fans in New York City will be able to pay their respects on Feb.…

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Viola Davis has penned a moving tribute to her late on-screen mom, Cicely Tyson. The Sounder star passed away on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 28, 2021, at 96, and her “How to Get Away with Murder” co-star, who played Tyson’s character Ophelia Harkness’ daughter Annalise Keating on the hit ABC legal thriller, has admitted she is…

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Award-winning actress and Hollywood icon Cicely Tyson, who made a habit of turning in regal performances over the course of her 60-year career, has died. She was 96. “With heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon,” her family shared in a statement. “At this time, please allow the…

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After having a successful career in entertainment for more than 70 years, Cicely Tyson is being given her flowers for her accomplishments. Tyson, 95, has been chosen by the Peabody Awards as this year’s Career Achievement Award recipient. The veteran actress who has appeared in roles including The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, Roots, A Lesson…

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Cicely Tyson‘s name immediately commands immense respect and admiration. Black Hollywood’s undeniable matriarch turned 95 years old on Dec. 19, 2019, but unlike most nonagenarians, Tyson’s golden years are being spent preparing for a cross-country press run and finishing touches on a new series. She joins co-stars Phylicia Rashad, Crystal Fox and Bresha Webb for…

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President Barack Obama held the final Medal of Freedom ceremony of his administration. Rolling out was on hand at the White House as individuals such as Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Diana Ross, Robert De Niro, Bruce Springsteen and others the Medal of Freedom. “Today, we celebrate extraordinary Americans who have lifted our spirits,…

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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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  Renowned Chicago teacher and education activist Marva Collins has died at the age of 78. Collins was a fierce educator and advocate for children who devised what came to be known as “Collins Method” of teaching that focused on phonics, math, reading, English and the classics. Unhappy with the way the schools she taught…

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The fifth annual Black Girls Rock! will celebrate six brilliant black women in entertainment, education, philanthropy, and health tonight on BET. The awards and performance show will be hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King as they return for their fourth year. This year’s honorees are Jada Pinkett Smith (Star Power Award), Ava DuVernay…

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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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