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African American actresses with Oscars
[September 23, 2013 – 05:58 am]
African American actresses with Oscars

This Black History Month, NewsOne takes a look back at the top African-American moments from 2 to 2012. Some will make you happy while others will undoubtedly make you angry and/or sad. Either way, here’s to the last 12 years of our living history. Enjoy! Moment: Halle Berry Becomes First Black Woman To Win Best Leading Actress Oscar Although stunning actress Halle Berry made her acting debut back in 1989 in the world of network television, she’s gained much of her fame as a film actress. After debuting in Spike Lee ’s “Jungle Fever” in 1991, it took over a decade for the Cleveland…


African American actor with green eyes
[August 3, 2013 – 01:27 pm]
African American actor with green eyes

For every page Googled about some celebrity or another, there are hundreds of pages listing variations of the Ten Hottest performers on the entertainment scene. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been making headlines even before they became Brangelina. And for as long as there has been a Hollywood, there has been the requisite It-Girl, or Golden Couple. But very infrequently, does Hollywood take a closer look at some of the hottest, most talented, and often underrated African American actors . So, that s what I shall do now #10 - Djimon Hounsou (43) The one movie that people…

African American Female Actresses List
[September 25, 2012 – 01:15 pm]
African American Female Actresses List

Raven-Symone attends the after-party for her Broadway debut in ‘Sister Act’ at the AVA Lounge at the Dream Hotel on March 27, 2012, in New York City. (Theo Wargo/Getty) Last year the National Enquirer reported that Symon was in a serious relationship with America’s Next Top Model contestant AzMarie Livingston. After that story, Symon quickly issued a statement that didn’t deny or admit that she was gay. Instead, she asked for privacy in her personal life. Symon’s failure to come out angered some who felt the 27-year-old actress would add a much-needed and rarely seen face to…

African American actresses young
[July 27, 2012 – 05:22 am]
African American actresses young

Wikipedia on Ask.com Loretta Young (January 6, 1913 – August 12, 2) was an American actress. Starting as a child actress, she had a long and varied career in film from 1917 to 1953. She won the 1948 best actress Academy Award Explore this Topic There are many young black actresses. One young black actress is Raven Symone. Raven has been on Disney shows. She is starting to in more things besides Disney. In order to be a young actress will take some practice and dedication. It is also a good idea to take some acting classes to learn different things. Be sure to Angela Basset…

African American Actresses Names
[January 5, 2013 – 06:53 am]
African American Actresses Names

Butterfly McQueen On this date we point out the birth of Butterfly McQueen in 1911. She was an African- American actress who portrayed Scarlett O’Hara’s squeaky-voiced maid, Prissy in Gone With The Wind. Thelma McQueen (her birth name) was the daughter of a stevedore and a domestic worker. She was an only child from Tampa, Florida and got the name Butterfly after appearing in a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, in which she danced in the Butterfly Ballet. Although Gone With The Wind went on to become a huge success, McQueen found it difficult finding work as an actress…

African American that Won the Lottery
[August 15, 2013 – 08:35 am]
African American that Won the Lottery

Predominantly African American or Latino, low-income Chicago communities have generated the highest lottery sales in the state. Predominantly black communities have generated the highest lottery sales in the state. (Photo by Louis Byrd ) It s just minutes before the televised noon lottery drawing, and hurried, last-minute players are lining up inside 115th St. Food & Liquor on Chicago s South Side. One of them is 60-year-old homemaker Minnie Vaughn. I have no strategy,she said. I play the same numbers every day, maybe $7 or $8 worth. John Brown started buying lottery…

African American leading actresses
[April 20, 2013 – 11:03 am]
African American leading actresses

AP file An emotional Halle Berry makes Hollywood history by winning an Academy Award for Monster s Ball. As part of Black History Month, we feature Halle Berry, the Cleveland-born actress whose beauty and acting skills have won her a place as one of Hollywood s leading ladies. In 2001, she became the first and only black woman to win an Academy Award for best actress, for her role in Monster s Ball. She was born Maria Halle Berry on Aug. 14, 1966. Her parents legally dropped her first name in 1971 and she became Halle Berry, named after the legendary Cleveland department…

African American Stars that have died
[June 10, 2013 – 12:22 pm]
African American Stars that have died

Lately, theres been a lot of bitches on the TV Monitor telling you about America this and America that, and hyping you up to kill towelheads and max your credit cards and blah blah blah. All of that is nonsense. I understand things better than most, because I abuse painkillers and zone out in the backyard on a stump of wood under the Universes Stars & Moonbeam and suck down Oms and vibe on things. And Im a proud Anti-American (which is not to say Im against American, but just like an African-American or Mexican-American, Im part American and part just against everything)…