black women in hollywood

It would seem Black women had the best year in television in 2015. And that's not something that's lost on NewsOne. Check out our list of Black women who took over television this year in roles that are both inspiring and changing the landscape of Hollywood.

A series of tweets published by rapper Nicki Minaj that exposed MTV for upholding a certain standard of beauty were interpreted as an “attack” by American sweetheart Taylor Swift, launching mainstream media into a frenzy that perpetuated the racist trope that is the “angry Black woman.” On Tuesday evening, Nicki took to Twitter to call out […]

Emmy contenders Taraji P. Henson and Viola Davis spoke on how they’ve managed to handle race and sexism in Hollywood with The Hollywood Reporter. The actresses were joined by Ruth Wilson (The Affair), Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Honourable Woman), Jessica Lange (American Horror Story: Freak Show) and Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex), for a roundtable discussion on women […]