Qimmah Saafir

There's Going to Be a Tammi Terrell Biopic!

Kat Graham will star in the film about the Marvin Gaye collaborator who died young. 

Tracee Ellis Ross and Gina Rodriguez Talk Race and Roles at Hollywood Reporter Roundtable

“We’re quick to vilify people instead of acknowledging we all have these huge blind spots,” says Ross.

OITNB Star Danielle Brooks to Co-Star With Jennifer Hudson In Broadway's "The Color Purple"

Brooks will have one tough act to follow in the role of Sofia, who was played by Oprah Winfrey in the film version.

Hip-Hop Fans Are Petitioning For Billboard To Retract Iggy Azalea's "Top Rap Song" Win

The hits just keep on coming.

New Short Exposes Unique Experience of 'Brown' Ballerinas

Up-and-coming director Chassidy Jade offers her take on what it is to be a black ballet dancer.

Zoe Saldana Takes Issue With Hollywood White-Washing

The “Guardians of the Galaxy” star warns people not to “throw rocks when we all live in glass houses.”

Mark Asian-Pacific Heritage Month With These Drawings of AAPI Heroes

Ten vibrant depictions of Asian-American and Pacific Islander gamechangers

Michael B. Jordan Hits Back at Racist Trolls

The up-and-coming star who received online venom for playing a character originally conceived as white in “Fantastic Four” is fine with having to “shoulder all this hate” to break down color barriers.

Kendrick Lamar Talks Legacy and Colorism

“We’re brainwashed. … Colorism is not a good thing, especially when you’re black.”

Meet Amanda Saab, the First Hijab-Wearing TV Chef in the U.S.

Saab represents on primetime TV for Muslim women everywhere.

Watch: Grace Jones' Hilarious, Safe-for-Work '80s Car Ad

Queen “Pull Up To The Bumper” revved up a campaign for the French Citroën CX car.

16 Fast-Food Workers Photograph What It's Like to Live on $7.25 an Hour

Local labor workers in Kansas City capture the hardship of their everyday lives on minimal pay. 

ICYMI: Jay Z Calls Out Tidal Competitors, Name Checks Trayvon Martin and Freddie Gray in Freestyle

The music-streaming service owner also criticizes black people who are skeptical of his new effort but support Nike, Apple and Spotify

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. 

Killer Mike Educates Bill Maher On The Peaceful History Of Hip-Hop

Killer Mike has something to say to those who blame the world’s violence on hip-hop.

Salma Hayek: Film Industry's Treatment of Women is 'Ignorant'

Hayek describes a plethora of ways in which women are undermined in film. 

Harry Belafonte Talks Police Violence, Economic Inequality and More at Town Hall Meeting

The legendary world activist spoke on the current state of the black community, police brutality, capitalism and more. 

Bill Cosby Discusses the Sexual Assault Allegations for the First Time

The “Cosby Show” actor finally responds to the allegations. Well, kind of. 

Lee Daniels Honored by the Family Equality Council

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

ICYMI: Raven-Symoné Does Not Want Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill

The actress believes America should “move a little bit forward.”