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Fans met actress Bresha Webb in 2010 as the outspoken, over-the-top, sista girl Imunique in UPN’s comedy series “Love That Girl!” With comedy veteran Martin Lawrence as executive producer and “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” darling Tatyana Ali leading the cast, the show was a great opportunity for an up-and-coming actress with formal triple-threat training in singing,…

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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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Netflix is releasing its first live-action musical written and directed by David E. Talbert. The musical, Jingle Jangle, will star Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose and Madalen Mills. The director has also tapped 48-year-old actor and comedian Keegan-Michael Key to join the cast. The musical will tell the story of a “cobblestone world” that comes to life in which…

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In possibly some of the best news to come out of Hollywood this week, Phylicia Rashad may have joined Marvel’s Black Panther, multiple outlets report. As promised, director Ryan Coogler appears to be delivering “among the best ensembles” of any movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As previously reported, the film set out to sign…

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Black women of all sexual orientations and gender expressions are definitely having a triumphant moment of complex representation in TV thanks to shows like “How to Get Away With Murder,” “Empire” and “Orange Is the New Black.” And now it appears that TV icon Phylicia Rashad is about to ride that wave of change as…

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Celebrities who have worked with Bill Cosby are starting to finally come out in support of the embattled comedian during his rape allegations scandal. The latest celebrity to offer support is Phylicia Rashad, who worked directly with Cosby and portrayed his wife Clair Huxtable on the hit TV program “The Cosby Show.” During a star-studded…

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“The Game” actress Brandy Norwood proudly joins her mother and manager, Sonja Norwood, as she celebrated 106 years of sisterhood, after being inducted into the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority as an honorary member. Yesterday, Norwood attended the AKA’s 66th Boule in Charlotte, North Carolina, where the former “Moesha” star threw up The Ivy in honor…

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As we celebrate Founders Day to the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha. Alpha Kappa Alpha is the first Greek-lettered sorority established and incorporated by African-American college women, founded January 15, 1908. Check out 10 celebrity AKA’s in the gallery. Above, The First Lady of the Civil Rights Movement Coretta Scott King was the model AKA because of her tireless community…

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Last weekend saw a pair of super-glam celebrity weddings in ultra-exclusive locales involving LeBron James and John Legend. King James dated his Akron, Ohio high school sweetheart for nearly a decade, having two children in the process, before making the union official at a swank resort in San Diego. Then he and his newlywed wife…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo All-star cast rehearsals for a major Broadway show can be filled with pressure and anxiety. But for The Trip to Bountiful cast it’s also about style, Chipotle and history lessons. During the press conference at Sardi’s Restaurant in New York City for the revival of Horton Foote’s…

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