Regina Hall

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READ: Regina Hall Looks Back—and Forward

Hollywood’s “new” it girl has been on the come up for decades.

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Essence Honors Black Women in Hollywood

Regina Hall, KiKi Layne, Jenifer Lewis and Amandla Stenberg each have their own cover.

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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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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.