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Halle Berry says her Oscar win 'meant nothing'
In 2002, Halle Berry became the first woman of color to win the best actress Oscar, and she tearfully dedicated her award to, "every nameless, faceless woman of color who now has a chance because this door has been opened." Now, 15 years after her win for "Monster's Ball," Berry says that trophy
Academy of Motion Pictures invites 774 new members from 57 countries in diversity efforts
In an effort to continue to diversify, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited a record 774 new members from 57 countries this year, the organization announced today via an official release. That's a new record for invitees in a single year. The list of all the new actors and
New life on freedom fighter Harriet Tubman's Maryland trail
The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway in Maryland has been getting more attention in recent months, with the opening of a new visitor's center in March
BET Awards 2017: What to expect from the awards show
The 2017 BET Awards will be held Sunday at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater, with a ton of A-list talent to perform and present trophies, including Mary J. Blige, DJ Khaled, Chris Brown , Migos and Future. One of the honorees, Johnny Gill, along with his New Edition bandmates, will receive the
BET Awards: Complete list of nominations
Beyoncé has a good chance of winning a BET Award next month, or rather seven, thanks to her blockbuster 2016 album, "Lemonade." The global superstar is up for seven trophies at this year's BET Awards in categories including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Video of the Year and Album of the Year. But
Stars post sweet messages to their moms for Mother's Day
It's Mother's Day, and some of our favorite celebrities are honoring the women who brought them into the world. From John Legend sending a sweet message to his wife, who is mother of their daughter, Luna, to Viola Davis honoring her mother, Mary Alice Davis -- the stars are getting into the holiday
Viola Davis on friendship with Meryl Streep: 'She really takes me in'
Viola Davis and Meryl Streep are both Oscar-winning actresses, A-list celebrities and red carpet staples. They also happen to be close friends. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Davis spoke about her love for Streep. "What I love about Meryl is I always feel like she sees me," Davis said.
Time's '100 Most Influential' list names Chance the Rapper, Emma Stone, Riz Ahmed and more
John Legend , Emma Stone , Chance the Rapper and Ava DuVernay are just some of the celebrities who made Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People" for 2017. The magazine released its annual list of artists, pioneers, leaders, titans and icons earlier today. Each person named received a brief
Viola Davis opens up about being a shy, 'overweight' child
It's been a long journey for Oscar winner for Viola Davis . Shortly after winning the best supporting actress Oscar for her performance in "Fences," Davis told reporters backstage, "I can't believe my life." "I grew up in poverty, I grew up in apartments that were condemned and rat infested, and I
Baker makes cookies inspired by Oscar red carpet fashions
Cookie artist Patti Paige turned Emma Stone's, Viola Davis' and Janelle Monae's Oscar looks into immaculate cookies.