ABCMa Rainey’s Black Bottom star Viola Davis was honored with the African American Film Critics Association’s prestigious Icon Award at a ceremony, presented virtually on Wednesday. Davis’ Ma Rainey co-star Colman Domingo made the presentation, during which he described Davis as “one of the greatest actors of all time,” according to the New York Post. “I’ve always struggled my entire career — probably […]

Courtesy of NAACPThe 52nd NAACP Image Awards, which aired virtually Saturday, was a memorable and historical night — to say the least.  Hosted by comedian and black-ish star Anthony Anderson, the annual event spotlights the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of TV, literature, film, social justice and music. Ahead of this year’s awards ceremony, Anderson won Outstanding Actor in a […]

ABC Viola Davis recently sat down with Entertainment Tonight to discuss her recent turn in the Netflix film, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and her upcoming role as former first lady Michelle Obama in Showtime’s anthology series The First Lady, including words of praise for her Ma Rainy co-star Chaddwick Boseman. “A lot of times when Black actors are nominated for any award or get any accolades […]

ABCAs Viola Davis nears the point of becoming the most nominated Black actress in Oscars history, the celebrated actress tells Variety that she’s not quite ready to relish in the honor. “For me, it’s a reflection of the lack of opportunities and access people of color have had in this business,” she says. “If me, going back to the […]

Cicely Tyson with Viola Davis on ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder”; Mitch Haaseth/Walt Disney Television via Getty ImagesHollywood legend Cicely Tyson, a pioneering actress whose career spanned seven decades, died Thursday at the age of 96, ABC News confirmed.  A cause of death has not been revealed. Following news of the icon’s death, celebrities took […]

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