Whitney White says representation means survival

Obie Award-winning director, actress and musician Whitney White has a keen understanding of what her presence means in the world of theater. She is passionate about Black stories and works to amplify the voices of Black women in spaces where they are not heard. The Chicago native is currently directing The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial […]

Drake shares his past frustration on set of ‘Degrassi’

Drake took legal action because he was unhappy his “Degrassi: The Next Generation” character was in a wheelchair. The 34-year-old star — who worked under his real name of Aubrey Graham during his eight-season stint on the show — was frustrated at being confined to the mobility device after his alter ego, Jimmy Brooks, was […]

Tameka Foster creates animated series to honor her late son Kile

Tameka Foster is a celebrity stylist, mother and entrepreneur. She has worked with many in the industry, from legendary soul singers Patti Labelle and Aretha Franklin to hip-hop heavy-hitters Jay-Z and Mary J. Blige. For Foster, it’s not just about garments, it’s about vision. She is now using that vision to further amplify Black voices […]

Tina Knowles Lawson reveals how she really feels about Meghan Markle

Beyoncé’s mother, Tina Knowles Lawson explains how she feels about Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex. The 37-year-old former actress — who joined the royal family when she married Prince Harry in May of 2018 — is of African-American descent. Knowles Lawson believes she is a “great representation” for people of color. She has also praised her for her “wonderful” personality, calling her […]