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Mary Tyler Moore Doc ‘Being Mary’ in the Works From Lena Waithe, Endeavor Content

A Mary Tyler Moore documentary is in the works from Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad Productions and Endeavor Content.Directed by James Adolphus, Being Mary: The Mary Tyler Moore Documentary will follow the personal and professional journey of the star, businesswoman and advocate best known for her portrayal of a single, successful and professional woman of television […]

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Oprah Winfrey, Gabrielle Union and More Stars to Appear at 2020 Emmys

The countdown to the 72nd annual Emmy Awards is on.On Thursday, Aug.11, ABC and the Television Academy announced that there will be appearances by Anthony Anderson, America Ferrera, Issa Rae, Gabrielle Union, J.J.Watt, Lena Waithe and Oprah Winfrey.Additionally, Grammy award-winning singer H.E.R. will take to the stage for a special “In Memoriam” performance.Little else is known about the 2020 […]

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Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross’ All-Black Golden Girls Remake Instantly Made 2020 Better

History was made on Zoom.Nearly three decades after The Golden Girls and its leads Bea Arthur, Betty White and Rue McClanahan bid farewell to the small screen, some of Hollywood’s biggest stars resurrected it in a momentous way.On Tuesday, Sept.8, fans were invited to 2020’s hottest spot—Zoom—for an all-Black reimagining of The Golden Girls, starring […]

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Barry Jenkins, Ava DuVernay, and Many More Join to Form Black Artists for Freedom Collective

To commemorate Juneteenth, the anniversary of the official end of slavery in the United States in 1865, more than 1,000 Black artists across multiple disciplines have joined forces to form the Black Artists for Freedom collective.This group of authors, actors, musicians, filmmakers, painters, poets, and more range from Academy Award, Grammy, Tony and Pulitzer Prize […]

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Gabrielle Union, John Legend Among 1,000 “Black Artists for Freedom” Calling for End to Racial Inequality

Lena Waithe, Tessa Thompson, John Legend, Gabrielle Union…  They are just a few of the over 1,000 Black artists who’ve signed the demands listed on the new website for the Black Artists for Freedom, which describes itself as “a collective of black workers in the culture industries.” Included among the list of signees are actors, fashion designers, musicians and many more influential […]

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Lena Waithe Discusses the Importance of Black Queer Representation in Entertainment

Lena Waithe is pushing for more representation in Hollywood.  The Master of None star lent her voice on Saturday night during Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter’s Pride Summit and Prom event.She and Twenties star, Jonica T.Gibbs, had a refreshingly honest conversation about queer representation in the entertainment industry, and how there needs to be more of it on the big […]

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Alicia Keys, Cardi B and More Stars Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor in PSA

Celebrities are demanding justice for Breonna Taylor.Joining forces with Taylor’s mother Tamika Palmer, stars including Alicia Keys, Cardi B and more came together to urge fans to help seek justice for Taylor, a 26-year-old Emt worker who was killed by police during a raid at her home in Louisville, Kentucky on March 13.  Tracee Ellis […]

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Zendaya Gives a Sweet Shout-Out to Her Mom During Heartfelt Virtual Graduation Message

Zendaya is celebrating the class of 2020! On Saturday night, the Euphoria star took part in Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020.The event was curated by LeBron James in collaboration with high school students and educators across the United States.  Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, stars are taking the time to honor graduates.On Saturday […]

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Timothée Chalamet Honors Teachers in Touching Message During Virtual Graduation

Timothée Chalamet is paying tribute teachers! On Saturday night, the actor took part in Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020.The event was curated by LeBron James in collaboration with high school students and educators across the United States.  Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, stars are taking the time to honor graduates.On Saturday evening, Chalamet joined LeBron, President Barack Obama, delivering the […]

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LeBron James, Jonas Brothers and More to Celebrate Class of 2020 in Graduate Together

Attention high school seniors: Hollywood wants to celebrate you! After the Coronavirus pandemic prevented many students from participating in end of the year activities, some famous faces are stepping up to honor the graduating class.E! News can confirm a tribute titled Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020 will air May 16 […]

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