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Lupita Nyong’o has spoken out about how sexism and abuse is being dealt with in Hollywood. The 36-year-old actress previously accused disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, and has said she’s thankful for movements such as #MeToo and Time’s Up, because they are bringing much-needed change to film sets. She told Vanity Fair…

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Essence Atkins has one of the most recognizable faces in Black Hollywood. Since catching the acting bug as a young girl, we’ve seen Atkins do everything from television commercials to playing opposite former teen star Tahj Mowry in Disney’s hit sitcom, “Smart Guy,” and later starring in UPN’s “Half & Half.” The model-turned-actress went on…

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Academy Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. has joined the ranks of celebrities with mugshots. The 51-year-old actor turned himself in voluntarily to the NYPD Special Victims Unit on Thursday, June 13. Gooding was booked into custody for forcible touching, a class A misdemeanor which carries a one-year maximum prison sentence. The actor has been accused…

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Since the beginning of Trump’s run for office, there were sellout Negroes clamoring to claim the shadiest part of the cotton field. Arguably one of the most well known Black conservative commentators of the political “buck dance” was CNN political contributor Paris Dennard. But now there is trouble for Dennard that has put him smack…

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Comedic actress Tiffany Haddish is as cuddly as she is funny and idiosyncratic. She further endears herself to fans with her unabashed penchant for divulging very sensitive information, whether it’s about herself or even Beyoncé. Her tragedies with the foster care system, domestic abuse, and homelessness make her story of triumph even more powerful. The…

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For many, getting a good paying government job at an agency like FEMA is sought after. It helps also if your fraternity brother does the hiring. Such was the case of Corey J. Coleman, who served as the Chief Component Human Capital Officer for FEMA. It was up to Coleman to make strategic hiring decisions…

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Multitalented actor Jamie Foxx has found himself the subject of a shocking #MeToo allegation. An unidentified woman has come forward to claim that Foxx assaulted her at a party 16 years ago and the incident has still left her traumatized. The woman says she and a friend met Foxx at a party held at his…

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Despite overwhelming and damning circumstantial evidence to suggest that legendary R&B singer R. Kelly engaged in an uninterrupted pattern of gross sexual impropriety — and even statutory rape, if you include allegedly sexing down the late singer Aaliyah when she was just a teen — for the past three decades, there are many Black women…

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As one powerful movie and media mogul after another gets toppled as a result of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, many women of color (and men) were wondering why so few people were speaking out, and taking action, against music legend R. Kelly. Even with the rise of the #MuteRKelly campaign following countless sexual abuse…

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Bill Cosby appeared outside the courthouse after his conviction on three counts of aggravated indecent assault void of emotion, expression, and all the charm that the now-disgraced all-American TV dad once had. The 80-year-old has never had much to say outside of simply denying the allegations, regarding the mounting allegations that stem back several decades.…

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