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Disastrous Trump Budget Could Deter Future Violas

Viola Davis’s hard, hungry childhood has a spectacularly happy ending, thanks in part to programs…

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Viola Davis Reads Children’s Book for Online Video

Researchers say quality screen time for kids is OK

Last month, in honor of Jazz Appreciation Month (or JAM, get it?), Academy Award winner…

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Time 100

The 20 Black Honorees Featured on Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ List

These influencers have reshaped the way we see the world

The 2017 “Time 100” list of the world’s most influential people includes a colorful array…

By Selena Hill

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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…

By Kali Wilder

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Fences

Macro Ventures Brings Us ‘Fences’

Charles King's brainchild has produced of one of the most Oscar-worthy films of 2016, based on the play by August Wilson

Charles King’s brainchild, Marco Ventures, has produced of one of the most Oscar-worthy movies of…

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4 Women Who Are Changing the Landscape of Television

See what newly inked production deals we're hoping will bring diversity to TV

See how four of Hollywood’s biggest female stars are bringing diversity to our television screens.

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8 Dynamic Black Women History-Makers In Film, Television and Theatre

Celebrating Women's History Month with bold and brazen trailblazers in entertainment

BlackEnterprise.com is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month by commemorating those bold and brazen black…

By Safon Floyd

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Check out the top trending news stories from this week

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights, some of the biggest news, tech, career,…

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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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5 Lessons We Can All Learn From Viola Davis’ Emmy Awards Acceptance Speech

Viola Davis makes history at the Emmy awards as the first African American woman to win Outstanding Lead Actress in Drama Series

Viola Davis makes history as the first African American woman to win Outstanding Lead Actress…

By Kandia Johnson

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Kerry, Mary, and Taraji Shine In Cool Music Commercial

#BlackGirlMagic in featured Apple commercial that aired during the Emmy's

From Tracee Ellis Ross to Kerry Washington, and Mary J. Blige who graced the screen…

By Aniesia Williams

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Viola Davis and Regina King Make Emmy History

Davis quotes Harriet Tubman in her acceptance speech and envisions an equal playing field for black actresses

Viola Davis delivers moving speech as she becomes first black woman to win an Emmy…

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Emmys Honors: Taraji P. Henson Hopes 2015 is the Year of the Black Female Actress

'Empire' actress nominated with Viola Davis of 'How to Get Away with Murder'

On becoming Emmys pioneer: ‘Empire’ star says: “Here we are in 2015, and we’re still…

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Viola Davis Talks Growing Up Hungry, Poor and Ashamed

'How to Get Away With Murder' star reflects on her life and career at age 50

‘How to Get Away With Murder’ star reflects on her life and career at age…

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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…

By Kandia Johnson

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Kerry Washington Says Poor, LGBT and People of Color Must be Allies

Kerry Washington urges every 'other' to fight together

The GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards took place on Saturday, and…

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A Lesson in Longevity: Cicely Tyson’s Epic Debut on ‘How To Get Away With Murder’

Iconic actress continues to prove she's still got it in her season debut

Fans of “How to Get Away with Murder” say Cicely Tyson’s debut is the series’…

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Uzo Aduba Wins First SAG Award, Makes History

Uzo Aduba delivers tearful speech and makes SAG history with Viola Davis

Orange is the New Black’s Uzo Aduba wins SAG Award and makes history.

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VIDEO: Viola Davis Thanks Shonda Rhimes for Casting Dark Skinned Woman

Davis eloquently addresses beauty standards in acceptance speech

Viola Davis left a winner at last night’s SAG Awards. The nearly 50-year-old knockout actress…

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10 Web Reactions to The New York Times’ ‘Angry Black Woman’ Op-Ed

Gladiators united to support 'Scandal' creator Shonda Rhimes

Last week, Shonda Rhimes was embroiled in a tête-à-tête with the New York Times over…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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