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Grammy award winning singer India Arie is featured on the season finale of Centric’s BEING, a docuseries that follows the lives of prominent black women through struggle and perseverance. Does she reveal anything that may shock fans? “I feel like most of us have stuff in our childhood, but someone tried to kill my mother.” […]

Episode six single-handedly went somewhere that very few television networks go. Aisha Hinds as Harriet Tubman is utterly spellbinding, authentic and just, damn good. The opening scene takes us straight into Harriet preparing for the day, tightening a corset that looks like armor, under a dress that looks like a military uniform. Set in an auction […]

Each week things heat up and Wednesday’s episode was no different! Let’s jump in. Cato hosts a prestigious party in Philadelphia attended by Frederick Douglass (played by the show’s Executive Producer, John Legend) and other prominent abolitionists to discuss the cause, but not before chaos ensues. Back at the boarding house, hunters arrest Georgia for […]

After last week’s episode, I was extremely grateful for somewhat of a breather. For Ernestine’s lungs, but especially for Rosalee. Although it’s acting, I was ’bout worn out for my girl. Before we tackle tonight’s drama, look at this behind the scene moment Jurnee Smollett Bell shared on her Instagram. She and husband Josiah Bell […]

Lynn Whitfield stars as Lady Mae in Greenleaf on OWN. The legendary actress talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her role on the show and how the cast decided to handle the story line of her character having an illicit relationship with her father. “I said that maybe this could be a healing […]

Most known for her time in Destiny’s Child, the Grammy-award winner has solidified her place in the acting world. LeToya Luckett has previously starred in Preacher’s Kid, From The Rough and Single Ladies, but it’s her current role on FOX’s Rosewood that’s got everyone talking. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about working […]

Let’s jump right in. We start off back in Louisville on the plantation where Daniel (Bokeem Woodbine) and his family live. He’s learned to read and write (an extremely dangerous skill for a slave) and professes his love for his wife by writing the word. As sweet as the gesture is, she immediately destroys all […]

The season premiere of the second season of Greenleaf airs today, March 15th and Merle Dandridge talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about what fans can expect from this season, the rumors of Rick Fox joining the cast as her new love interest and just how much the cast is a family off-screen. https://www.instagram.com/p/BRp2g9lhEOY/?taken-by=merledandridge&hl=en “You ain’t ready. It’s […]

3/14/17- Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with the newest star of WGN America’s Underground, Aisha Hinds, to talk about her role as Harriet Tubman and how important a slave narrative will always be to African-Americans. What do you say to people who criticize slave films/series? “It’s understandable. We’re inundated with imagery that continues to […]

The season premiere of Greenleaf airs tomorrow, March 15th and Oprah. who serves as the executive producer and cast member on the hit show as Mavis McCready, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about why she decided to give her character a few issues this season. “I was looking at some of the episodes from last […]

Jennifer Lopez is busy. Busy is actually an understatement for the mom of two, who spends half of her time in Las Vegas for her Residency (she returns to the stage in May)  and the other half in whatever city she’s filming not one but two shows. In Shades of Blue Jennifer returns as  Harlee Santos, […]

Most known for his role as Dr. Dre in Straight Outta Compton, Corey Hawkins plays Eric Carter on FOX’s new hit series, 24 Legacy. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about replacing the legendary Kiefer Sutherland in the role and reveals if a black man can indeed save the world. “We were shooting the new […]