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Whoopi Goldberg Produces New Transgender Modeling Show on Oxygen

'Strut' follows transgender models breaking into the industry and breaks down stereotypes

View co-host and comedic actress Whoopi Goldberg is producing a new a series about transgender…

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10 Facts You Should Know About ABC’s The View First Black Female Executive Producer

Here are some of Candi Carter’s television career highlights

Here are some career highlights of Candi Carter, the first black female executive producer of…

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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…

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Academy Awards: Chris Rock and the 4 Before

Of the 75 hosts of the Academy Awards, only five have been black

Since its inception in 1929, the Academy Awards has had a total of 75 entertainers,…

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6 Inspiring Commencement Speeches by Women

Messages do more than just inspire new graduates

At the heart of an amazing commencement speech is the speaker’s ability to captivate an…

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Whoopi Goldberg Skeptical About Bill Cosby Rape Allegations

"I have a lot of questions for the lady," host says.

The legendary comedian, Whoopi Goldberg, is skeptical about her friend Bill Cosby and allegations of…

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7 Highest-Paid Black TV Actors

A rundown of who's making killer moves and the most money

Check out this rundown of black actors making killer moves and the most money on…

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Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg and Billy Crystal Raised $80 Million For Homeless

For two decades comedic trio hosted Comic Relief fundraisers

Generations of fans of the late Robin Williams recall how the comedic talent along with…

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Nina Simone Wanted Whoopi Goldberg to Play Her in Biopic

Whoopi says the late singer suggested she play her in her biographical movie

Who would you rather see in the role: Whoopi or Zoe?

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Whoopi Barraged With Angry Tweets After Ann Romney Interview

Asked why Mitt Romney never served in the military

Asked why Mitt Romney never served in the military

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Whoopi Goldberg Defends Stacey Dash…Kinda

Do you agree with Whoopi's 'View'?

Do you agree with Whoopi’s ‘View’?

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Wanda Sykes Talks Comedy, Family & Financial Stability

From stand-up comedy to film, the Virginia native has branded her name and infectious personality over the past decade. And now serving as the spokeswoman for Gain, Wanda Sykes shares how she’s made it through

BlackEnterprise.com recently sat down with Wanda Sykes at the Gain Scent Matchmaker Studio event in…

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This Sunday, February 26, 2012, the 84th annual Academy Awards will be held in Hollywood, gathering together all of the film industry’s biggest names. While Eddie Murphy, who backed out on hosting duties, might be absent, there will be a plethora of African American actors and actresses both as attendees and nominees. Namely, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer, who both earned nods for their exceptional work in The Help. Given that both women are favored to take home a golden statuette (only time will tell), BlackEnterprise.com Decodes the financial impact of an Oscar win by looking back at the select few African Americans performers who have struck gold on Hollywood’s biggest night. —Darralynn Hutson

The Oscars Decoded: 12 Black Actors Who Won & Their Career Impact

An examination of the dozen African American thespians who excelled in their craft on Hollywood's biggest night

With The Help’s Viola Davis & Octavia Spencer up for Oscars at the 84th Academy…

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Eddie Murphy Bows Out of Hosting the Oscars

The Oscar-nominated comedian decides to walk out on hosting after friend and co-producer Brett Ratner leaves amid controversy

Eddie Murphy decides to walk out on hosting after friend and co-producer Brett Ratner leaves…

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In the News: Rapper Heavy D Dies Unexpectedly; Appeals Court Upholds Obama Healthcare and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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