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Black artists receive well-deserved recognition with 2017 Oscar nominations

We present to you a 2017 Oscar nominations post that does not mention La La Land even once.

The Frisky | January 24, 2017 - 11:24 am

Golden Globes nominations represent Hollywood’s new shift toward diversity

The 74th Golden Globes nominations recognizes the talented actors and filmmakers of color creating television and film that centers stories of non-white people. For once an award show represents those stories…

Bené Viera | December 12, 2016 - 3:09 pm

Soap Opera Actress Nancy Lee Grahn Whines About Viola Davis’s Emmy Speech Not Including “All” Women

Last night’s Emmy Awards were shockingly entertaining and exciting, and the acceptance speeches were the absolute highlight, each one better than the next. From Jill Soloway and Jeffrey Tambor’s advocacy…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 21, 2015 - 10:12 am

Our Emmys Recap: Viola Davis For President

Last night on Fox, a bunch of famous people and their less-famous dates walked down a red carpet, filed into an auditorium and sat down for a couple hours while…

Megan Reynolds | September 21, 2015 - 9:00 am

Report: Joni Mitchell Is Unresponsive & In A Coma

No. No, no, no. This is not okay.

Claire Hannum | April 28, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Viola Davis Knows A Thing Or Two About Tough Times

“One thing that is missing from the vision boards is what happens when you don’t get what you want. Your ability to adapt to failure, and navigate your way out of

Claire Hannum | March 11, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Uzo Aduba And Viola Davis Were A Breath Of Fresh Air At The SAG Awards

The SAG Awards were last night, and you probably watched them if you’re a major awards-show junkie. If not, you missed out on two really incredible speeches by Uzo Aduba…

Megan Reynolds | January 26, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Make This Happen: Viola Davis Wants To Be On “Game Of Thrones”

In a video interview for her cover shoot with TV Guide, “How To Get Away With Murder” star Viola Davis revealed the television show she would most like to be…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 16, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Wendy Williams Says Viola Davis’s Natural Hair Made Her Look Like A Man

Move your nasty self over, Kelly Osbourne: there’s a new girl-on-girl hater in town. Talk show host Wendy Williams had some crap to say about Viola Davis’s decision to go

Jessica Wakeman | February 29, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Viola Davis On Rocking Her Natural Hair

“There hasn’t been any occasion that I felt brave enough to do it. … I feel very powerful, I really do. I feel more powerful every day, more secure in…

Jessica Wakeman | February 27, 2012 - 1:20 pm
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