All the Enviable Looks at Essence's Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

Essence held its eighth annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon in Beverly Hills on Thursday. Two-thirds of the outfits have already been stolen by me and I'm not sorry. Here are some of the outfits—originally worn by the likes of Laverne Cox, Tracee Ellis Ross and Teyonah Parris—that are now in my closet. » 2/20/15 2:10pm 2/20/15 2:10pm

Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue Only Slightly Less White Than Oscar Race

There are three things that are constants in this cold, suffocating life: death, taxes, and the ghostly whiteness of everyone on Vanity Fair's annual self-congratulatory Hollywood issue. And in its 15th year, on a just-released cover, we've gotten... more of the same. Vanity Fair, old reliable. All-white people in… » 2/03/15 10:50am 2/03/15 10:50am

Oprah to Do the Damn Thing and March in Selma on Sunday

Lot's of people are taking Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday as an opportunity to hit the slopes or save 60% off on hotels, airfare and show tickets and go somewhere tropical. But Oprah Winfrey, who starred in and produced the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic, Selma will be marching in the Alabama city to commemorate the… » 1/17/15 4:45pm 1/17/15 4:45pm

Women Get Asked Stupid, Sexist Questions on the Red Carpet 

Upworthy has compiled a super cut of actresses being asked solely about their clothing and weight. Perhaps being asked, "Who are you wearing?" is less offensive than some of the questions thrown ScarJo's way while promoting The Avengers. "Were you able to wear...undergarments?" some clueless interviewer asks. "You're… » 1/15/15 11:15pm 1/15/15 11:15pm

Chris Rock: Hollywood Is Giving Black Women the Shaft

Chris Rock continues his press run for Top Five with yet another piece of totally en fuego commentary, this time in the form of an essay for the Hollywood Reporter. In it, he's just like, ripping down the curtain of political silence around Hollywood's rampant racism, throwing said curtain on the ground and blasting… » 12/03/14 5:30pm 12/03/14 5:30pm