Heyyyy we ready!!!  Just in time for the holidays, ABC, made an announcement that ‘Good Times’ remake starring Viola Davis and Tiffany Haddish will hit our televisision screens in front of a live audience this Wednesday, December 18th at 8pm. Back in the 70’s we all were pumped to be able to sing ♫ Just […]

We simply cannot wait for this!   It’s getting closer #TGIT fans! That’s right, the highly-anticipated crossover episode of ABC’s Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder is closer than you think, as the premiere date and first on-set look has just been revealed. When it was first announced a few weeks ago, fans were immediately scrambling to […]

“It’s a very sacred place, the stage and the screen," she said about her role as an actor.

Viola Davis is a newly minted Oscar winner, but the Fences star grew up with much, much less. Davis opens up in PEOPLE’s new cover story about the struggles of growing up in poverty and how her talent propelled her to success later in life. In the issue, the Best Supporting Actress winner talks movingly […]


Viola Davis finally has the Academy Award she deserves. The acclaimed actress won the statue for Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars, for her role in Fences. And thank God we had a box of tissues ready when she delivered her acceptance speech. “There’s one place that all the people with the greatest potential are gathered, one place, […]

A record-tying seven actors of color are nominated in lead and supporting categories Sunday at the 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony.   It’s hard to ignore how this year’s list of Academy Award nominees is #OscarsNotSoWhite after controversy erupted several years ago about the fact that little to no actors of any color were nominated for […]

Tuesday is a memorable day for Viola Davis, whose remarkable performance in the film “Fences” has earned her an Oscar nomination.  It is also a historic one: Davis is now the first and only black actress to have received three Oscar nominations. Davis has previously twice been nominated for Best Supporting Actress, in the 2009 […]

Before sunrise today, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the Oscar nominations for 2017—and there were a surprising (history making!)  number of Black names and Black-themed projects announced. It’s not surprising considering the strong performances we watched onscreen in 2016, but since the Academy tends to be pretty stingy with recognizing the contributions […]

Black stars and creatives shined bright at the 2017 Golden Globes, and their talent would not be denied.   It was a great night for some of our faves, who took home top prizes at the 2017 Golden Globes. Moonlight Takes Home Top Award In Drama After missing out on a few awards earlier in […]