“There’s a myth that Black women don’t have power in Hollywood. We’ve found 75 who do,” says Essence Magazine, which will soon host its 7th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon.
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The life of comedian and pioneer Jackie “Moms” Mabley will take center stage in a forthcoming documentary titled ‘Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley,’ which premieres November 18th on HBO.
Issa Rae (‘Awkward Black Girl’) has been tapped to take on the role of Nina Simone for an upcoming biopic on playwright, author, activist, and Nina’s close friend Lorraine Hansberry, most known for her 1959 play A Raisin in the Sun.
Heartwarming gifs of Sidney Poitier and Diahann Carroll in 1961’s ‘Paris Blues’ leads to reflecting on what we are actually learning from Black History Month.