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Black American actresses over 40
[January 17, 2013 – 06:27 am]
Black American actresses over 40

Features by Tambay A. Obenson Fri May 31 17:54:01 EDT 2013 I was just reading THIS New York Times article on Lynn Nottage s inspiration for her play By The Way, Meet Vera Stark , which has been touring the country since its debut in New York 2 years ago, featuring Sanaa Lathan . . The play follows the titular headstrong African American maid and budding actress Vera Stark, over a seventy-year period, and her tangled relationship with her boss, a white Hollywood star desperately grasping to hold onto her career. Stark pursues her dream of making it in the movies, while also grappling…


Black Actresses in their 50s
[March 6, 2013 – 09:42 am]
Black Actresses in their 50s

The 1950s saw a burst of Black talent in Hollywood and in the world of entertainment in general. Seeing the start of the Civil Rights Movement, most of the better opportunities open to Blacks were found on television. Hollywood made its concessions as well, however, and several Black actresses found their names etched across the American pathos. The following are the top ten Black actresses of the 1950s. 1. Dorothy Dandridge The phenomenal Dorothy Dandridge was the brightest Black star in the universe during the 1950s. A successful actress and singer, with a major career in…

American Actresses with Black hair
[July 6, 2012 – 06:01 am]
American Actresses with Black hair

I m African American and my hair is naturally now increasingly gray and dark ash brown. I ve been lightening it out of a box for a year now and I m due to get it dyed black this week at Arrojo Studios, but I m nervous. I ve been using Feria and it finally took its toll. I ve seen African American actresses with deep dark, black shiny hair (I m thinking Gabrielle Union) and I m wondering if that s actually the color or the actual condition of her hair? I want to know exactly what to show and tell this stylist, and because my hair is in such dry condition from home-coloring, I…

Black actress with long hair
[May 8, 2013 – 05:37 am]
Black actress with long hair

I get what you are saying but for black women who have naturally long hair, I don’t see a problem with wearing it straight and long. My hair is a bit long and when I blow dry it and flat iron it people always talk about how my hair looks like a white woman’s hair but that’s not my goal. Lol. I just want straight hair for that time. However, you will also see me in ponytails. And when I wear ponytails I wash my hair, condition it, and allow it to air dry then put it in a ponytail. And I still get compliments. What I have a problem with is when black women wear weave that is not…

Black American actress Movies
[January 2, 2013 – 05:05 am]
Black American actress Movies

Versatile actress Nia Long s 25 year career has taken her from bit parts on sitcoms to starring roles in blockbuster movies. Her $13 million net worth makes her the 12th richest black actress in the world. The 25 Richest Black Actresses : #1: Janet Jackson Net Worth – $150 Million #2: Halle Berry Net Worth – $70 million #3: Phylicia Rashad Net Worth – $55 Million #4: Queen Latifah Net Worth – $50 million #5: Whoopi Goldberg Net Worth – $45 million #6: Raven-Symone Net Worth – $45 million #7: Angela Bassett Net Worth – $28 million #8: Vanessa Williams Net Worth – $27.5 million…

Black Actresses in soap Opera
[August 9, 2013 – 11:53 am]
Black Actresses in soap Opera

Lzaro Ramos (l.) is the first black lead in a Brazilian soap opera. The actress is Camila Pitanga, arguably Brazil s most wanted, best looking, most stylish, who plays his love interest on the soap opera. Taylor Barnes Enlarge Andr Gurgel lays his hand on the slender shoulder of Carol Miranda. A stylish career woman, she pitifully thanks the wealthy designer for canceling an evening boat cruise with his colleagues in order to see their injured infant son, the product of a one-night stand. Skip to next paragraph Subscribe Today to the Monitor for your FREE 30 DAYS of The Christian…

Black actress in AT&T commercial
[January 8, 2013 – 09:18 am]
Black actress in AT&T commercial

Your may have caught the new Budweiser Black Crown commercial during the Super Bowl or at some point since and wondered, who is the hot actress with the sexy legs? Well, her name is Lindsay Rae. Lindsay Rae grew up in grew up in Huntington Beach, California, has her own Web site, has modeled for companies such as Levi’s Jeans, Old Spice, AT&T, Carl’s Jr., Coors Light, and Air France, was in Train’s “Soul Sister” video, and get this, works in real estate (seriously, she has a Web site for that too). Oh yeah, Lindsay Rae is also on Facebook where she has tons of sexy modeling…

Black Actresses of the 1930s
[March 6, 2013 – 09:54 am]
Black Actresses of the 1930s

The 1930s and 40s are combined here as they represent a time when most Blacks who even managed to work as actors in Hollywood were uncredited and mostly worked as extras on screen. Those few who bursts through the racial barriers were truly bright stars, enjoying immense visibility and popularity with wider audiences and especially with the Black community. In the 1930s, most Black women who appeared on screen played maids. The first Black actress guaranteed dignified roles and winning a real contract with a major studio was Lena Horne, who signed with MGM in 1942.It was a major…

Black American Actresses under 50
[February 1, 2013 – 08:18 am]
Black American Actresses under 50

Richest young black actresses Hollywood’s wealthiest black actresses have prestige,poise and pockets full of cash after starring in blockbuster films,hit series and syndicated sitcoms. With estimated net worths that range from $2 million to $45 million,a number of young black female thespians are flourishing. We previously brought you the list of the ‘ 25 Wealthiest Black Women in Hollywood’ highlighting mega money makers like Queen Latifah ($50 million) and Halle Berry ($70 million). Below we have a list of the richest black actresses under 40 as compiled by our friends at…

Black American actresses young
[July 7, 2013 – 12:36 pm]
Black American actresses young

Home » » OSCAR SHOCKER! 9 Year Old Black Girl Nominated For Best Actress In a major surprise, a nine year old African-American girl from Houma Louisiana was nominated today for an Academy Award. Quvenzhane Wallis, age 9, was nominated for Best Actress for her performance in the movie Beasts of the Southern Wild. She is the youngest actress ever to be nominated for an Oscar. In the movie Wallis plays plays Hushpuppy, an imaginative young girl living with her father in an isolated Louisiana swampland. She was chosen out of hundreds of potential actresses to perform in the movie…