Photo by: Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images #BlackExcellence was heavily present at the 54th Annual NAACP Image Awards Saturday, February 25th! The competition was fierce for this year’s award ceremony was fierce, as Angela Bassett to Abbott Elementary took home several awards. The award show had endless great moments, from Bassett acknowledging that she “did the […]

At the annual awards ceremony that celebrates the highest honors in filmmaking, millions of viewers and audience members were stunned by a moment many said not only overshadowed the night, but will also leave a lasting stain on multiple Hollywood careers. While on stage to present during the 94th Academy Awards, Chris Rock, 57, made a joke about Jada […]

Photo by: 52nd NAACP Image Awards/BET/Contributor The NAACP Image Awards 2022 understood the assignment as it aired this past Saturday! The 53rd award show honored the various achievements by people of color in culture and entertainment, with Black-ish star, Anthony Anderson as the host. Kerry Washington, LL Cool J, Michael Strahan, Morgan Freeman, Paula Patton, […]

Photo by: Peacock/Contributor One of the most popular shows of the 1990s was The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, starring Will Smith. Now, the 2022 reboot is taking the world by storm! With its intriguing ensemble of characters and gut-busting punchlines, the bar was set astronomically high with the airing of the original sitcom. When it […]

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 […]

Photo by: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/Contributor Will Smith’s acting has progressed to a new level. Smith won his first Golden Globe Award at the 79th Golden Globe Awards on January 9 for the first time in his acting career, which stretches back to the late 1980s. In King Richard, he won Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama […]

Photo by: Rich Polk/Stringer Duane Martin recently shared with fans his upcoming ventures, in revealing the news he shares that he will be a part of Will Smith’s “Bel-Air” reboot. The legendary actor spoke with Essence about his illustrious acting career and even gave fans a sneak peek at his latest role in “Bel-Air.” “I’m there […]

Will Smith sat down with Oprah Winfrey and dropped gems ahead of the release of his new self-entitled memoir, “Will.” Before anyone says that the veteran actor’s memoir is just another puff piece, he set the record straight. “I did a writer’s camp. It took two weeks for me to put it all together. I […]

Photo by: Ron Tom/NBCU Photo Bank It has almost been one year since the 1990s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion has aired. Actress Janet Hubert who played Aunt Vivian originally shares the status of her current relationship with former castmate, Will Smith. Followed by a 27-year feud, Smith invited the cast of the sitcom […]

Photo by: NBC / Contributor The sitcom series Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was a smashing success while on-air in the 1990s. However, the show had a change in the cast actress Janet Hubert was replaced within the third season. Actress Daphne Maxwell Reid secured the role of the nurturing yet frantic character Aunt Vivian. Although Reid was […]