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If the original lead actor never got replaced, would these 15 classic films be better or worse?

Before you go see Viola Davis in 'The Woman King,' take a look at our favorite Black female action heroes from classic movies over the years.

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As the 'Insecure' chapter of actress Natasha Rothwell’s life comes to a close, she’s writing many more — a project with ABC/Disney, two others at HBO and the upcoming 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' prequel film, 'Wonka.'

Next up on the made-for-TV musicals lineup is a holiday special on NBC for 'Annie Live!,' and the upcoming performance of the popular 1976 musical will star a Black actress named Celina Smith as the beloved little orphan Annie.

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While we were saddened to report the passing of actress and singer Ja’Net DuBois, the accolades that poured afterward indicated that she was one of the fortunate that had experienced a life well lived. DuBois was mysterious about many of the details of her life, including her age and birthdate as well as her personal […]

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As we all face some serious coronavirus fears right now, it’s about time for a good laugh for a reprieve from it all. Thankfully, Season 4 of “Insecure” is on the way, and the full trailer is already chock full of giggle-worthy scenes, a sign of what is to come from the fourth go-round of the hit HBO […]

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A spinoff of the “Star Trek” franchise, “Star Trek: Discovery,” featured a historic first when Sonequa Martin-Green became the first Black female lead character of the show in 2017. Martin-Green, 34, was already known by fans of AMC’s zombie apocalypse smash hit, “The Walking Dead” for playing tough-as-nails Sasha. For “Star Trek: Discovery,” she’ll be […]

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It seems that things are still not in a good place for former child actress Maia Campbell. A Facebook user named London wrote an account on the social media site where she talked about running into Maia all of the time in Atlanta asking for help, but not realizing who the woman was until recently. Over the […]

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It's about time the talented "Black-ish" actress became a bonafide movie star!

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Niecy Nash just turned 50 years old this week, and with half a century of life lived, she isn’t letting something like divorce keep her from being grateful and happy. But she does have a few words for people who came for her and that book she wrote about love and marriage when she confirmed […]

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Actress Nia Long recently buried her father. Losing a parent can be a traumatic event and particularly painful if you didn’t feel that you didn’t get what you would have liked from that parent. That was the case for Nia and her father, Doughtry Long. Doughty, 77, who fathered both Nia and comedian Sommore, was […]