Viola Davis finally won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Fences. The 51-year-old Golden Globe winner’s competition included Hidden Figures‘ star Octavia Spencer, Lion‘s Nicole Kidman and Moonlight‘s Naomie Harris.
Monthly Archives: February 2017
New dad Mahershali Ali won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in the gay coming-of-gay film Moonlight.
As he took to the stage, the 43-year-old Oakland native made sure to give a special shout out to his wife Amatus Sami-Karim, the mother of his newborn daughter Bari Najma Ali, who was born on Wednesday, Feb. 22.
Actress Taraji P Henson looked elegant and poised on the red carpet at the Oscars. She wore a midnight-sapphire Alberta Ferretti gown accessorized with a Nirav Modi bib necklace and a Jimmy Choo clutch.
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A transgender high school wrestler is testing the tolerance of even the most ardent transgender supporters.
Mack Beggs, 17, won the Class 6A state girls wrestling championship in the 110-pound weight class on Saturday. Beggs is a female-to-transgender who prefers to dress and behave in a stereotypical masculine manner.
Rapper 2 Chainz took corrective action after his tapas restaurant failed a recent inspection.
The rap mogul, whose real name is Tauheed Epps, opened Escobar Restaurant and Tapas in Atlanta’s Castleberry Hill district in December.
CBS has cancelled the legal drama TV series Doubt starring transgender actor Laverne Cox in a groundbreaking primetime role after just 2 episodes.
The 32-year-old Alabama native, who was born Roderick Laverne Cox, played a fiercely competitive corporate attorney alongside actress Katherine Heigl in the midseason TV drama.
Essence magazine honored remarkable moments and performers in film and television at yesterday’s 10th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards Gala, held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.
(L-R) Janelle Monáe, Issa Rae, Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi were presented with Hollywood’s “Next Generation” the 2017 ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood awards.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa addressed the death of his brother Dorien “LaLa” Thomaz in a tweet on Thursday.
Thomaz, who passed away on Feb. 20 at age 32, was a male-to-transgender who preferred wearing stereotypical feminine clothing.
President Donald Trump was elected by 65 million Americans who grew wary of the former administration’s socialist policies and wide open borders.
Among President Trump’s key campaign promises was to build a wall to curb drug traffic and keep Americans safe from terrorists.
Bruce “Caitlyn” Jenner had a few choice words for President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday.
Jenner, 67, posted a video on his Instagram page blasting Trump and Sessions for withdrawing bathroom protections for transgender students.