Tag Archives: Taraji P. Henson

Screen Actors Guild

3 Screen Actors Guild Awards Speeches That Left Us All Hopeful

Award winners used their platforms to project messages of love and reject messages of intolerance and hate

During the Screen Actors Guild awards ceremony, winners used their platforms to project messages of…

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Hidden Figures

Black Radio Rallies Around Movie ‘Hidden Figures’

This call to action for Greek-letter organizations to fill theaters while also empowering black youth to pursue STEM careers

Black Radio Solidarity has launched a campaign to fill theaters for the movie HIDDEN FIGURES,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Girls Code

Black Girls Code Makes Cameo on Fox’s ‘Empire’

On this week's episode of 'Empire,' Cookie Lyon, played by Taraji P. Henson, visits a Black Girls Code seminar

Cookie asks Dubois what Black Girls Code is all about, to which he replies, “This…

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Emmy

5 Emmy Contenders You Should Check Out This Weekend

As we head into Emmy's weekend, here are some contenders you should check out

The 68th Annual Emmy Awards airs this Sunday, and I think you should be prepared. The small…

By Kali Wilder

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Octavia Spencer & Taraji P. Henson Co-Starring in Film About Black Women Space Pioneers

Fox 2000's 'Hidden Figures' set for release in 2017

Octavia Spencer has landed a role in Fox 2000’s “Hidden Figures,” co-starring with Taraji P.…

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Golden Globes: Taraji P. Henson, Denzel Washington, and Jamie Foxx Highlight the Night

Fans in uproar after Sylvester Stallone forgets to thank 'Creed' star and director

Here are some major highlights of Sunday night’s Golden Globes, where African American Hollywood heavyweights…

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[WATCH] USA Today Names Taraji P. Henson ‘Entertainer of the Year’

How this 'Empire' star has built an exemplary career in Hollywood

Taraji P. Hensen has made a major for herself in Hollywood and taken her modest…

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[WATCH] Taraji P. Henson Talks Viola Davis’ Emmy Win on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’

The 'Empire' actress shares, "I think the universe is happy. Viola deserved that award."

On ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show,’ Taraji P. Henson discusses Viola Davis and her ground-breaking Emmy…

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The Real Cookie Lyon? Detroit Woman Suing ‘Empire’ Creators for $300 Million

The character made popular by Taraji P. Henson may have come from a book

A Detroit woman says her life story has uncanny similarities to ‘Empire’ character Cookie Lyon,…

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Taraji P. Henson and Viola Davis Make History With Emmy Award Nominations

The women make history with Emmy nominations for roles on ‘How to Get Away With Murder' and 'Empire’

Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson make history With Emmy nominations for roles on ‘How…

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Taraji P. Henson Talks Navigating Hollywood and Being Hesitant About “Empire”

Henson opens up about pushing past her fears to find success

ABFF’s 2015 ambassador, Taraji P. Henson, opens up about her rise to success as one…

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[Slideshow] ABFF Red Carpet Event

ABFF’s opening night red carpet event was a who’s who of black talent in film…

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ABFF Ambassador Taraji Henson Wins Critic’s Choice

Empire Actress makes first African American to take home award

As ABFF ambassador, Taraji will join fellow artists, creators and industry innovators as we celebrate…

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Entrepreneurs Summit All-Stars: Kim Kimble’s Celebrity Style Profile

This year's speaker has put her touch on everyone from Oprah to Taraji P. Henson

Entrepreneurs Summit speaker Kim Kimble has styled the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Taraji P.…

By Essence Gant

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Au Revoir: Lee Daniels and Taraji P. Henson Take ‘Empire’ to Paris

The world gets a bite out of Cookie at Series Mania

‘Empire’ director Lee Daniels and actress Taraji P. Henson share the hit series in Paris…

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Women on Film: 5 Black Actresses Running It in Hollywood

These stars have officially taken over your TV

These black actresses have taken over major cable networks with their hit series.

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community

Speaking of Coachella: 3 More Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Network and party at these upcoming events

All the Coachella talk reminds us of three more good-time events you don’t want to…

By Essence Gant

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Taraji P. Henson: Cookie Lyon Meets Cookie Monster, Announces Memoir

Cookie keeps it real on Sesame Street

American Black Film Festival ambassador Taraji P. Henson stops by Sesame Street and confirms a…

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Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett Talk Their ‘Empire’ and Success

The TV mom and son have a real conversation with Black Enterprise

Empire stars Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett talk with Black Enterprise about the show’s…

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5 Male All-Stars from American Black Film Festival

Get to know these ABFF alumni

As we gear up for the American Black Film Festival this year, we remember five…

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