A video of Howard University dean and actress Phylicia Rashad surfaced over the weekend showing her with sister Debbie Allen and commenting on the Blackburn Takeover sit-in protest that is currently happening on campus.
Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe-winner Debbie Allen is directing a table read of “A Different World” with Tessa Thompson, Yara Shahidi, Storm Reid, Kelly McCreary, Oswin Benjamin and Lil’ Yachty on Tuesday.
In these uncertain times, celebrities have been doing their part to keep people’s spirits lifted while so many of us are stuck in the house. Debbie Allen hosted a free dance class. Chris Martin of Coldplay gave a concert from his home. He extended an invitation for John Legend to do the same. He took […]
In honor of World AIDS Day The Debbie Allen Dance Academy has partnered with AIDS Healthcare Foundation. They’ll be hosting Keeping the Promise-1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance, tonight at the Apollo Theater today. Debbie Allen tells the TJMS crew that the event is “going to be glorious.” Allen says that she lost […]
It’s the beginning of the year and some of your favorite celebrities have birthdays this month. January 1 Morris Chestnut January 2 Cuba Gooding Jr. January 3 Marc Morial January 6 John Singleton January 7 Zora Neal Hurston January 10 Max Roach January 11 Mary J. Blige January 13 Traci Bingham January 15 Martin Luther […]
Legendary actress and dancer Debbie Allen hit the dance floor with her husband of 32 years Norm Nixon – and people can not get enough of it! You better werk’, Debbie! Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
You can’t help but writhe your hips when hearing Rihanna’s latest single “Work,” and Debbie Allen was caught doing just that last month on the set of “Grey’s Anatomy.” Star Ellen Pompeo nabbed her director workin’ it out and shared the short clip on Instagram, with the caption, “Ummm, this is my boss.” Like BlackAmericaWeb.com […]
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oscar host Chris Rock, producer Reginald Hudlin and film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs took an afternoon off from Academy Awards preparations to celebrate black women in Hollywood. Rock, Hudlin and Boone Isaacs were among the guests at Essence magazine’s ninth annual awards luncheon Thursday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Debbie Allen, “black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross and entertainment attorney Nina Shaw will be honored by Essence magazine at its pre-Oscars luncheon later this month. The magazine announced Tuesday that it will honor the three women at its Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon on Feb. 25. Essence editor-in-chief Vanessa De Luca […]
Well isn’t this the sweetest thing. Raven-Symone, who got her start on “The Cosby Show” at 4, gives acclaimed actress, choreographer and director Debbie Allen credit for helping her define success. Symone shared this sentimental moment with AOL’s web series, “My Hero,” about her respect and admiration for Allen as an entertainer, businesswoman and mother. […]
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