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'Foxy Brown' Series Coming to Hulu

Actress Meagan Good will resurrect Pam Grier’s iconic role for a new series based on the controversial Blaxploitation flim.

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WATCH: Viola Davis Speaks Truth About the Marginalization of Black Film

The “Fences” star candidly addressed inclusion in film and television in at conversation with Tom Hanks for Variety’s “Actors on Actors” series.

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ICYMI: Taraji P. Henson Discusses How Hollywood Treats Black Actresses in New Memoir

“Around the Way Girl: A Memoir” hit bookshelves on Tuesday. In it, the acclaimed actress candidly discusses Hollywood’s undervaluing of Black performers.

ICYMI: 3 Life-Getting Golden Globes Moments

Eva Longoria and America Ferrera openly clowned the awards for their racism, and winner Taraji P. Henson handed out actual cookies. Cookies.  

2015 Favorites: the Breakdown

We asked tons of creators and changemakers to tell us their favorite music, TV shows and more of 2015. Here’s our breakdown of what hit with folks the most, by category. 

Taraji P. Henson Snubbed by SAG Awards, Gets Golden Globe Nomination

Check out other notable nominees of color in what’s otherwise shaping up to be a predominantly-white awards season.  

FBI Investigates Chattanooga Killings, McDonald's Franchises Struggle, Emmy Nominations

Some of Friday’s big stories

Viola Davis, Anthony Anderson, and Other Artists of Color Highlighted in 67th Emmy Nominations

The nomination pool is notably diverse this year as compared to previous ones, reflecting changing demographics on the American small screen.

Lee Daniels Honored by the Family Equality Council

The “Empire” co-creator is also an openly gay father of two.

Taraji P. Henson to Host SNL

We’re sure there will be plenty of Cookie skits.

Empire Star Jussie Smollett: 'There's Never Been a Closet That I've Been In'

He opened up to Ellen DeGeneres about being gay.

Taraji P. Henson's Big Year Just Keeps Getting Better

The Oscar-nominated actress got more big news this week.

Fox's 'Empire', a Pulitzer Prize Winning Author and Kendrick Lamar

It’s already been one helluva week for the rapper. And it’s only Wednesday.

Black Viewers Pushing 'Empire' to Historic Highs

It’s had four consecutive weeks of growing viewership.