Posts Tagged ‘Jennifer Hudson’

80 years. 11 Black actors. 13 wins. 1st win in 1939. One in the 60s. Two each in the 80s and 90s. 7 in the 21st century. Of the roughly 300 winners (for acting) in Oscar’s 80-year history, only 13 gold statuettes — about 4% — have been given to a Black actor for a […]


Of the hundreds of studio films produced in 2008, 70 or so featured African-American/African actors. Believe it or not, there were a few films left over for other Black actors besides Samuel L. Jackson and the Smith family to appear in… We were glad to see a little more of Jeffrey Wright. Hey, where was […]


American Vogue has been around for over 100 years and only 17 other Black women have appeared on the cover, including Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry, supermodel Naomi Campbell, Oscar and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson, and talk-show queen and billionaire Oprah Winfrey. They make the sisters work for it, huh? Michelle Obama is only the second first lady to appear […]