The Oscars May Be A Lot Less White Next Year
Its more new inclusive list of invitees signals progress, but it's only the beginning. “That doesn’t mean that we sit back. It means that we keep going,” Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs told BuzzFeed News.
Why LaLa Anthony Stripped Down In This Week's "Power"
The former reality TV star tells BuzzFeed News this is the start of taking her acting career seriously. “If they can get past, ‘LaLa's boobs are out!’ … then they can see that." WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD!
“Orange Is The New Black” Helped Its Breakout Star Learn How To Love Herself
Adrienne C. Moore brings Black Cindy to life on the hit Netflix show, and Season 3 was her best yet. She talks to BuzzFeed News about tackling religion and body image issues (i.e., not having "TV titties") through her character. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD!
The Self-Proclaimed "Chocolate Goddesses" Of "Orange Is The New Black" Are Breaking Down Stereotypes
Five actors at the heart of Netflix's hit series talk to BuzzFeed News about playing prisoners and bringing nuance to their roles.
Finally, Omari Hardwick Has The “Power”
In anticipation of the Season 2 premiere of Starz's hit series Power, the show's lead actor talks to BuzzFeed News about his breakout role and his next project: a Gil Scott-Heron biopic that he’ll produce and star in.
How "Love & Basketball" Changed The Way Black Audiences Saw Themselves Onscreen
In 2000, this romantic drama about two young black basketball stars in love broke ground by daring to not make itself about race. Fifteen years later, the cast and director talk to BuzzFeed News about the movie's legacy of promoting gender equality, black affluence, and the fine art of faking a layup.
This "Pitch Perfect 2" Star Has Written Big Hits For Katy Perry And Rihanna
Ester Dean has written songs for the world's biggest pop stars. BuzzFeed News chats with the singer/songwriter/actor about how some of those songs came together.
How Ava DuVernay Is Going To Fix Hollywood's Diversity Problem
The Selma director, who has an organization that aims to distribute work by diverse filmmakers, talks to BuzzFeed News about changing Hollywood's diversity problem.
27 Times This Week's Episode Of "Black-ish" Was Way Too Real
The Johnson family addressed homophobia in their Mother's Day episode in a hilarious way. "Because all lesbians love beer?"
11 Times Rasheeda From "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" Said What You Thought
"I'm here. But I ain't here. And we ain't here." We should all be so lucky to know exactly where we are.
How Well Do You Remember "Bad Boys"?
“I bet when your punk ass woke up this morning, you didn’t think by 5 o’clock you would have a hole in your leg, did you?”
19 Times Joseline Hernandez Said What You Were Secretly Thinking
"Get with the winning team, ho."
Which "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" Star Are You?
You looking real good, ma.
Which Real Housewife Of Atlanta Are You?
The thirst is real.
78 Thoughts I Had During The “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” Season 4 Premiere
“Who bought this sex tape? Make yourselves known.”
After 20 Years, “Friday” Is (Still) The Most Important Film Ever Made About The Hood
The stars and the director of this genre-busting sleeper hit — which is returning to theaters for one day to celebrate its 20th anniversary — talk to BuzzFeed News about why it still resonates. “I know you don’t smoke weed. I know this. But I’m gonna get you high today. 'Cuz it’s Friday, you ain’t got no job, and you ain’t got shit to do!”
BET's "Being Mary Jane" Has Started A TV Revolution
The cast, creator, and a network executive talk to BuzzFeed News about their revolutionary series about a perfectly imperfect single black woman.
The Definitive Ranking Of The Characters In "Friday"
And you know this, maaaaaaaan!
T.I. Helped Bring Authenticity To "Get Hard"
"It's very easy to turn this into a trainwreck," the rapper said in an interview with BuzzFeed News. "But I feel like when you have the right pieces in place ... then you go from being cliché-ish to being the exception."
Inside "Empire," The Most Talked-About Show On Television
Creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong and showrunner Ilene Chaiken talked to BuzzFeed News about being at the helm of network TV’s biggest success story in years, how they made it happen, and their hopes for Season 2 (Oprah Winfrey, Denzel Washington, and Spike Lee, to name a few).