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  • Fearless women rule at Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon

    Fearless women rule at Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon
    The event: At Thursday’s Black Women in Hollywood Awards luncheon, Essence Magazine honored actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw of “Belle” and “Beyond the Lights"; actress-director Regina King of “Ray,” “Southland”...
  • Mo'Nique talks Oscar backlash, being 'blackballed,' in new interview

    Mo'Nique talks Oscar backlash, being 'blackballed,' in new interview
    In anticipation of both the Oscars on Sunday and the 75th anniversary of Hattie McDaniel's historic win, The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Woodlawn native Mo'Nique about the impact winning an Oscar for "Precious" in 2010 has had on her career. The frank...
  • Diana Nyad turns her record swim into a 1-woman stage show

    Diana Nyad, who made history as the first person to swim across the Florida Straits without a shark cage, isn't scared of wading into another challenge — theater. The 65-year-old endurance swimmer is performing "Onward! The Diana Nyad Story," a...
  • ¿Quién se llevará el Oscar como mejor película?

    ¿Quién se llevará el Oscar como mejor película?
    LOS ANGELES - La categoría reina de los Óscar, la de mejor película, cuenta este año por primera vez con ocho largometrajes nominados desde que en 2011 se amplió el número de candidatos de un mínimo de cinco a un máximo de diez. En las tres últimas...
  • Emotional OITNB stars, Regina King among Essence honorees

    The annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Award is a guarantee of big stars and lots of tears. Thursday kept to tradition as Oprah Winfrey, Lupita Nyong'o, director Ava DuVernay and others presided over an emotional luncheon that gave awards and...
  • Enjoy Life Foods eyes faster growth as part of Mondelez

     Enjoy Life Foods eyes faster growth as part of Mondelez
    Scott Mandell, whose Enjoy Life Foods company was acquired by Mondelez in a deal announced Monday, credits Oprah Winfrey with inspiring him to become an entrepreneur. No, not because of anything the former Chicagoan said during any of her broadcasts....
  • Lance Armstrong's lies carry a steep, and rising, price

    Lance Armstrong's lies carry a steep, and rising, price
    Not long after Lance Armstrong's unprecedented seven Tour de France titles were stripped in 2012, the cyclist tweeted a defiant photo. Armstrong reclined on a couch in a dimly lighted room, appearing unworried about the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's...
  • Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to reckless driving

    Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to reckless driving
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to reckless driving for hitting two parked cars in Aspen, Colo., in December. Armstrong, who reached a plea agreement with prosecutors, submitted his plea via mail on Friday, according to the...
  • In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?

    When it comes to the honesty demanded of public figures, Americans appear to be a fickle bunch. Former President Clinton is once again a widely admired leader, despite infamous prevarications regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In contrast,...
  • Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!

    Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!
    Today is Toni Morrison's 84th birthday. The Nobel laureate is the author of the novels "Beloved," "Song of Solomon," "Sula" and more than a dozen others. Morrison is a literary and cultural force. When other writers are slowing down, Morrison...
  • Academy Awards show producers hope their third time is a charmer

    Academy Awards show producers hope their third time is a charmer
    The day after the Oscars last year, the show's producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron received a call from John Travolta apologizing for fumbling the name of singer Idina Menzel. Travolta's mispronunciation — Adele Dazeem — had become a trending...