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Essence and Queen Latifah Unveil $20 Million Fund for Artists of Color

The Essence Creators and Makers Fund will support artists who make content for women of color.

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'Girls Trip' Earns Estimated $30+ Million in Opening Weekend

The raunchy comedy is headlined by four Black actresses and was crafted by a Black creative team.

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Queen Latifah, Jill Scott to Star in Lifetime's Water Crisis Drama, 'Flint'

Critics previously accused producers of Whitewashing for casting Cher in a lead role.

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Queen Latifah, Wendell Pierce Team Up For Master P Biopic

“King of the South” will film in New Orleans this summer.

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Denzel Washington, Issa Rae Earn American Black Film Festival Honors

The film veteran and rising television star were just two of several Black Hollywood figures recognized at the ceremony.

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Native Tongue Posse Members Relive Their Influential Peak in Upcoming Documentary

Director Omar Akil is running a Kickstarter campaign to complete his star-studded documentary about the iconic hip-hop collective.

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Relive the Hits From the Badass Women Featured at This Year's 'Hip Hop Honors'

VH1 Hip Hop Honors: All Hail The Queens” featured performances from Queen Latifah, Lil Kim and Eve.

Queen Latifah, Freida Pinto Join New Production Company to Empower Women

The women joined forces for the launch of We Do It Together. 

Uzo Aduba, Idris Elba and More Sweep #SAGsSoBlack

Is this the Screen Actors Guild’s response to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy? 

Stephanie Mills and Shanice Williams Sing 'Home,' Give You Life

The originator and the newbie got together and killed Mill’s signature song from “The Wiz.”

Ladies of Bessie Smith Biopic on the Blues Pioneer's Wild Life

“I was definitely not interested in a white man’s perspective” on Bessie Smith, says biopic director Dee Rees. 

Are You Looking Forward to the Bessie Smith Biopic?

Queen Latifah will depict the Empress of the Blues in upcoming HBO film.

Dee Rees Talks About What Inspired Her Bessie Smith Biopic

It’s been three years since the director debuted her critically acclaimed film “Pariah” at the Sundance Film Festival.

Queen Latifah Officiated Dozens of Gay Weddings at the Grammys

Here’s one .gif that captures it all.

That Time Mary J. Blige and Lauryn Hill Went on Queen Latifah's Show

There’s a new queen of daytime television. And it’s her second go at the crown.

Here's Your First Look at 'The Queen Latifah Show'

Get ready for a new diva on daytime TV.

Queen Latifah to Headline Long Beach Gay Pride

Long Beach is the most ethnically diverse large city in the United States and it’s gay pride celebration is also one of the most diverse in the country.

Queen Latifah is Getting a New Talk Show, Again

Will she be the next Queen of daytime talk? For now, the rapper is working with the industry’s biggest names to produce a syndicated talk show.

Aretha Franklin Opens Up About Weight Loss

It’s the Queen of Soul like you’ve never seen her before.

It's Time for Everybody to Get Out of Queen Latifah's Bedroom

We’re always asking and she’s all but telling, but queer black folks don’t need a reluctant heroine.