Wanda Sykes

Take a look at Netflix's newest comedy, The Upshaws, starring Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps. Netflix's Strong Black Lead released the first images from the upcoming comedy series.

The 70s classic ‘The Jefferson’s’ and ‘All in the Family’ is making a comeback to ABC for a live special presentation this time starring Jamie Foxx as George Jefferson and Wanda Sykes as Louise “Weezy” Jefferson.  Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmell is behind this reboot to pay homage to the iconic 70’s shows. […]

Wanda Sykes, the comedian who also doubles as the consulting producer for Roseanne took to Twitter to reveal that she was not coming back to the show. Her reason? Roseanne Barr‘s racially tinged tweet towards Valerie Jarrett, former aide to President Barack Obama. “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj,” Barr wrote on Twitter late Monday […]

In a rousing speech on race, poverty, and economic justice – given less than a year before his assassination – Martin Luther King Jr. drives home the mission behind his Poor People’s Campaign. It is a clear-eyed look at the disparity of wealth in America, what it means for people of all colors – and […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Wanda Sykes is a funny lady, so you’d figure she knows other funny women. At least that’s what the Oprah Winfrey Network figured when they…

Comedienne Wanda Sykes opened up on “The Ellen DeGeneres” show yesterday about her battle with breast cancer. “I had breast cancer…I know, it’s scary,” Sykes said with a short chuckle. The cancer was discovered in February when she was going for a breast reduction operation, because as she said, “I was tired of knocking over […]

Wanda Sykes recently revealed she battled breast cancer and had a double mastectomy. The comedienne taped an appearance on “Ellen” and discussed for the first time ever that she had breast cancer. Sykes told Ellen that she went in to have breast reduction surgery in February, but that’s when the cancer was detected. “I found […]