Angela Bassett says without a doubt Lupita Nyong’o deserves to take home an Oscar Sunday night. HelloBeautiful caught up with the ageless film star at ESSENCE’s 7th annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. Along with sharing her Academy Award predictions, Angela detailed the moment she fell in love with Hollywood’s new it-girl. MUST READ: Well […]

  Over $70,000 has also been raised to help the young boy’s family with medical bills following hospitalization after suicide attempt.   Last month, after being bullied ruthlessly for liking the cartoon “My Little Pony,” 11-year-old Michael Morones, of Wake County, N.C., tried to take his own life. He survived — although it’s too early […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – More than 100 people gathered on the steps of Cleveland City Hall Friday afternoon to show their support for people in Ukraine. Chanting “Glory to Ukraine! Glory to the Hero’s!” they were protesting the deadly violence in that country. In the past six days more than 100 people have been […]

At a recent luncheon celebrating the 2014 Oscar nominees, a group of A-list stars, directors, sound mixers and more gathered round a life-size model of the historic golden trophy for a class photo. The resulting image (above), noticeably overrun by white males, underlines the Hollywood entertainment industry’s ongoing diversity problem. Validating this issue with a […]

*Well, the support is definitely there! Michael Sam came out on Sunday — becoming the first openly gay NFL prospect. And his fans are coming out as well — showing their support for him for being open about his sexuality. And it doesn’t hurt to have someone close to the NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on […]

  EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton tells 19 Action News the city is downsizing. Norton says this is designed to save money and make the city run more efficiently. A total of seven people are losing their jobs. Norton says the city is eliminating an executive assistant and a program […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County now has a new hotline to better ensure area seniors and adults with disabilities can access the services they need. “In Cuyahoga County, we’ve worked hard to ensure that seniors and adults with disabilities get the best constituent services we can provide,” said Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald. […]

  Bush’s husband, George H. W., served as a father figure to Clinton, whose own father was killed in an automobile accident.   Barbara Bush may not agree with Bill Clinton on much politically, but the former first lady says she has deep personal affection for the former Democratic president. “I love Bill Clinton,” Bush […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Browns owner Jimmy Haslam sent a letter to season ticket holders on Wednesday to provide an update on the search for a new head coach. 19 Action News has obtained a copy of the letter, which reads: Fans, I thought it was important to take a little bit of time to update you on […]

  Jahi McMath has been moved from Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland to an undisclosed location, to continue being treated, after the 13-year-old was determined brain-dead on December 12th following her surgery three days prior. It’s being reported that she has been fitted for breathing and feeding tubes, proving that her family is holding on […]

  Blogger Doyin Richards (pictured), founder of the website, received an overwhelming response when he posted a picture on Facebook and Twitter of him being a dutiful dad, combing the hair of his toddler daughter, while his infant was Baby Bijorned to his chest. The photograph received a number of positive posts from his […]

  While MSNBC has remained silent on the hatred and racism to which Melissa-Harris Perry has  been subjected since an ill-advised show segment last weekend led to the mocking of Mitt Romney’s Black grandson Kieran, fiery former FOX host Glenn Beck has publicly defended Harris-Perry’s character, while chastising conservatives who are attacking her. Read a partial […]