Viola Davis

Viola Davis Recognized With Honorary Doctorate from the University of Rhode Island

During the ceremony, the EGOT winner also delivered an electrifying commencement address to the school's College of Arts and Sciences class.

Viola Davis: From Dreams to EGOT Glory

Viola Davis shares her journey from a small-town girl to EGOT legend, reflecting on career highs, motherhood, and the power of radical self-love.
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2024 NAACP Image Awards: 5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Incomparable Viola Davis

The actress took home an Image Award in 2021 for "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."

15 Iconic Oscar Winner Speeches That Paved the Way for Today's Black Nominees at the 96th Academy Awards

These acceptance speeches remind us that representation truly matters.

Lynda Gravátt, Acclaimed Broadway and Television Actress, Dies at 76

The award-winning actress appeared in several productions on stages in New York and played a pivotal role in the Washington D.C., theater community.

Beyond the Red Carpet: Black Celebrities Making a Difference

For Black History Month, we're highlighting Black celebrities who have transcended the traditional boundaries of fame, using their platforms for social change and advocacy.

Must-See Movies for Sweater Weather Season

From Viola Davis to Colman Domingo, these stars bring the heat this fall.

Five Eye-Rolling White Savior Movies

As Michael Oher sues over 'The Blind Side' portrayal and financial discrepancies, we dissect five contentious examples of the 'White Savior' narrative that challenge Hollywood's representation of racial dynamics.

This Week In Good Black News: Ciara Is Preggers, Ice Spice Scores VMA Nods And Hip Hop Turns 50

If the past seven days of folding chairs and rewriting history have been too hot and intense, here are some stories to cool down your August.