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See All The Glamorous Look From The 2019 NAACP Image Awards

Marsai Martin Over the weekend, celebrities stepped out in style for the 50th NAACP Image Awards held at Dolby Theatre, in Hollywood, California. The star-studded event had big winners like Beyonce, Jay-Z, Ella Mai, and Donald Glover. The NAACP Image Awards give out accolades in film, television, literary and recording categories. The show celebrates “the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of…

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Angela Bassett, Thandie Newton, Sandra Oh, Maggie Gyllenhaal Cover The Hollywood Reporter

Six Hollywood actresses; Angela Bassett, Claire Foy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Elisabeth Moss, Thandie Newton and Sandra Oh are all featured on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter’s annual dramatic actress roundtable issue. For the issue, the actresses have a wide-ranging discussion that also hit on the politics of sex scenes, the power in producing and the parts that have warranted an easy and immediate “no.” and the gender pay…

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Hollywood Actress Thandie Newton Reveals She Was Sexually Abused By Male Director As A Teen

  Hollywood actress Thandie Newton has opened up about being sexually abused as a teen early on in her acting career. The 43-year-old actress revisited the traumatic experience, which occurred during a callback audition with an unnamed male director, in a new interview with W magazine.  She told the magazine: “A director, on a callback, had a…

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Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde Dines With Oprah, Boris Kodjoe & More At 2016 ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Awards

  Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde no doubt had a blast at the 2016 ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Awards Luncheon which held yesterday at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel, in Bevrly Hills, California. Click here to see red carpet photos. As if that isn’t enough to make us green with envy, she hung out…

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Maki Oh’s SS16 Collection Debuts On Vogue.com! View The Chic Collection Here

The eagerly awaited Spring Summer 2016 collection from the Lagos based label Maki Oh is officially out and featured on Vogue.com. Maki Osakwe, is the creative director of Maki Oh. The label is a favourite amongst international high-profile figures including Michelle Obama, Solange Knowles, Lupita Nyong’o, Thandie Newton, Lee Sobieski, and Arden Wohl. For Spring…

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“I Believe Everything Starts With Africa”, -Thandie Newton Covers New African Woman

Hollywood actress Thandie Newton is New African Woman’s latest cover girl. Renowned for blockbuster movies such as In Pursuit of Happyness with Will Smith, Beloved with Oprah Winfrey and most recently as lead star in Biyi Bandele’s adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s hit novel Half a Yellow Sun alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor, the actress shows a…

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“Lupita Nyong’o’s Adaptation Of ‘Americanah’ Is Not A Measure Of Success For Me” – Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda grants a rather blunt interview to American Vogue. We simply can’t get enough of award-winning writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie! From winning the Orange Prize to having international pop star, Beyonce ask to (and if fact use) sample her TED Talk on feminism for her song titled, “Flawless” to being profiled as “the most prominent”, Chimamanda…

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“We Did Not Ban ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’” –Head NFVCB Affirms

Sigh of relief. “Half Of A Yellow Sun” isn’t ‘grounded’ afterall Mr.Caesar Kagho, Acting Head and Corporate Affairs of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) on Wednesday refuted claims that the adaption of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book into a movie (of same title), “Half Of A Yellow Sun”had been banned. In a statement…

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