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Jasmine Guy opened up about the Bill Cosby sexual assault scandal and how the case has affected the Black community. 


Jasmine Guy of “A Different World” fame shared a series of Instagram pics of her rocking a leather coat that features artwork created by her 20-year-old daughter Imani — check out the garment below. Guy shared close-ups of the piece, which shows Imani’s detailed work on the coat: “a tribal design in autumn colors all along […]

How much did you love A Different World? The show was hilarious but also touched on the tough issues. The cast deserves another round of a applause, because they partnered with Ford and wrote a $100,000 check to an HBCU. Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, Texas is the lucky recipient.  Way to go guys! HEAD […]

Will the next Superman be black? It looks like it’s possible! Warner Bros. is reportedly eyeing one of Hollywood’s finest to play the superhero. In this edition of The Culture Grid, we look at Duane and Tisha Martin‘s divorce drama, what Jasmine Guy hated about Whitley, and more! READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: SIGN UP […]


Many consider Jasmine Guy as Whitley Gilbert on A Different World, the original “Bad and Boujee.” Her style was polished to perfection and her charming southern accent won over the hearts of millions. But the actress previously revealed that while she is very grateful for having had the opportunity to star on the series from 1987 – 1993, she began to despise this […]

The cast of A Different World have come together to raise $360k in grants to award to nine HBCU’s. Jasmine Guy, Cree Summer, Kadeem Harrison and Darryl M. Bell teamed up with The Home Depot to announce the recipients of the “Retool Your School” grant, according to Blavity. The grant allows colleges and universities to use the money to make […]

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Russ and the crew take calls from listeners talking about shows they’d like to see come back. How about Chico And The Man, A Different World, Fresh Prince Of Bel Air and Welcome Back Carter! Don’t Miss Out! Follow The Russ Parr Show on Twitter and Instagram Keep Up With The Russ Parr Morning Show  On Facebook Too!

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ESPN's Jemele Hill and Michael Smith were joined by the show's original cast members Dawnn Lewis, Sinbad, Darryl M. Bell and Glynn Turman.

Remember Whitley Gilbert’s obsession with Denzel Washington on A Different World? Look at what happened when the producers played a prank on Jasmine Guy and invited Denzel to the set! Watch below: The good ol days… Want to see more stories like this? Head over to “Gone Viral!” to see what other videos and stories […]


Fox’s Empire is adding Oscar winner Marisa Tomei for Season 2. According to, she’ll play Mimi Whiteman, a demanding venture capitalist who becomes involved in Lyon family drama. A Forbes list billionairess, Mimi is a lover of hip-hop music, social trends, high-end fashion and beautiful women. Tomei is no stranger to working with predominantly […]