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Regina King is balancing “optimism” and “pain” amid the anti-racism protests. The 49-year-old actress admits the protests in the U.S. and overseas, sparked by the death of George Floyd, have given her a sense of hope for the future. Speaking on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” King said: “I am managing a balance of optimism…

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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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Voice-over work is the latest frontier where Black actresses are dominating the landscape. From adult-themed to child-friendly programming, Hollywood’s Black female elite lend their voices to bring the most popular series alive. In addition to their award-winning roles, here are five Black actresses whose voices are leading the way. Regina King As the voice of…

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Lupita Nyong’o wouldn’t have become an actress without her parents’ support. The Black Panther star credits her mother for “nurturing her artistic spirit,” as she admits she wouldn’t have made it as an actress without her support as there weren’t facilities in her hometown of Nairobi, Kenya, like there are in America. Speaking at the school’s…

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Regina King is to direct One Night in Miami. The 48-year-old filmmaker is to helm the big screen adaptation of the Kemp Powers play, which tells the story of legendary boxer Cassius Clay — who went on to be known as Muhammad Ali — celebrating his shocking 1964 victory over Sonny Liston with three pals,…

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Regina King has signed a first-look deal with Netflix. The 48-year-old actress and director has agreed to a multi-year contract which will see her Royal Ties production company produce films and series’ for the streaming service with her sister. Regina will serve as head of the production. The If Beal Street Could Talk star previously had a…

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Recently, rolling out had a conversation with actor, family man, fitness enthusiast and actor Michael Beach. He spoke about his new leading role, opposite Octavia Spencer, in Apple’s highly anticipated upcoming series, “Are You Sleeping?” and more. Your colleague, Regina King, just walked away with the Best Supporting Actress award. How did it feel to gain recognition for…

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Actress Regina King issued a call to action at the Golden Globes. King won the Best Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for her role in If Beale Street Could Talk on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. The 47-year-old actress called for others “in a position of power” to make a change during her acceptance speech.…

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