Category: Entertainment

Ladies We Love: Aunjanue Ellis

From “The Book of Negroes”, (for which she received a Critic’s Choice Award Best Actress nomination), to “The Birth of a Nation”, “If Beal Street Could Talk”, “When They See Us”, and now, the ground-breaking “Lovecraft Country”, Aunjanue Ellis has been putting in that work. Lots of it. The California native—who spent all of her […]

Fellas We Love: Giancarlo Esposito

Once again, the subject of our latest “Fellas We Love” left me no choice but to jump in the driver’s seat and write this one my damn self. You’ll see why in a minute… The first time I remember seeing Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito on screen, I was a young, inexperienced 14 year-old who was […]

Fellas We Love: Laz Alonso

If the only thing you know about Laz Alonso’s career is that butt-nekkid, baby-oiled shower beating he got from Regina King in “This Christmas”, well…you’ve got a lot to learn. For example, the Afro-Cuban actor, Howard University Alum, former Wall Street investment banker and devout Christian (according to his Wikipedia) has a filmography that spans […]

Fellas We Love: LeVar Burton

For this, the inaugural “FBW Fellas We Love” post, I wanted to take over the keyboard myself. This is because anybody who knows me well knows how I feel about LeVar Burton. Yes, I was three when ‘Roots’ (the ground-breaking mini-series based on the novel of the same name by Alex Haley), first aired. Yes, […]

Ladies We Love: Tamela Mann Shares Her Joy

Be honest—the first thing you think when you see Tamela Mann is “Coooorrrrraaaaa!!!” This is actually a thing. A good thing. But Tamela Mann is far more than the character she plays in the Tyler Perry film, (also the stage play and TV show of the same name): “Meet the Browns”. The 53 year-old wife […]

Ladies We Love: Tabitha Brown Shares Her Light

Tabitha Brown holds on to dreams. From a very young age, the 41-year-old wife, mother, actress and fashion designer from Eden, North Carolina longed to be an entertainer. She has shared childhood memories of watching The Cosby Show and wishing she could be Rudy’s friend. While she wanted to pursue an acting career in college, […]

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