Photo by: Walt Disney Television Photo Archives/Contributor Johnny Brown, a musician, comedian and popular actor best remembered for his role on the hit TV sitcom Good Times has died, according to his family. He was 84 years old. On March 4th, Brown’s daughter, Sharon Catherine Brown, shared the news of his death on Instagram. The cause […]

Photo by: Kevin Winter/Staff One of our all-time favorite Black actors is making history during this #BlackHistoryMonth! The incomparable Denzel Washington has received his 10th Academy Award nomination for his part in Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth. The 67-year-old icon is the second Black man ever to receive the Best Actor Award, following Sidney […]

As we kick off Black History Month, TV One is celebrating by honoring the past and inspiring the future! This year’s theme REPRESENT 24/7 is all about acknowledging the legacy of Black Excellence. The celebration journeys through the evolution of Black music and grants access to the stories behind the artists on Unsung Presents: The Decades 70s/80s, and […]

Photo by: Kevin Reece/Contributor The news that the legendary actor Sidney Poitier, a trailblazer for Hollywood diversity and a laureate of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, has passed away has surprised the world by surprise. Denzel Washington became the second Black American to win the Academy Award for Best Actor for his work in Training Day […]

Legendary Hollywood actor Sidney Poitier has died at the age of 94. Sidney Poitier was the first black man to win a best actor Oscar. The cause of his death is still unknown. His passing was confirmed by the Bahamas’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fred Mitchell, on Friday morning. Poitier won an Oscar in 1964 […]

Black history was made at the 2018 Golden Globes and it was everything we could've dreamed of.

If you caught the Unsung Hollywood episode featuring Sheryl Lee Ralph, then you already know the Dreamgirls and Moesha star loves to represent her home country, Jamaica. With charming accents, sun-kissed skin, and spicy-yet-delicious recipes, what’s not to love about West Indian people? Here are 10 actors and actresses you probably never realized have West Indian […]