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Here are some celebrities who took a knee this week to be in support of Colin Kaepernick and the protest against police brutality.

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Whether you’re a fan of her Emmy-winning role on the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black, inspired by her dazzling red carpet style or enamored by her all-around awesomeness, chances are Uzo Aduba is on your radar in some form or fashion and she isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The actress is the […]

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If you were watching the Screen Actors Guild/SAG Awards Saturday night, you saw something Oscars viewers won’t be seeing; Actors of color giving acceptance speeches. It was a serious contrast to #OscarsSoWhite. One of the actors of color who won last, Idris Elba, picked up two awards. One for TV (“Luther”) for the BBC and […]

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Nigerian beauty Uzo Aduba graces the latest cover of UPTOWN magazine in which the actress and classically trained singer dishes on adjusting to life in the limelight, her Hollywood friends and keeping company with only those who appreciate her. She also talks about the pressure of her upcoming role as ‘Glinda the Good Witch’ in […]

The 67th Annual Emmy Awards were all the rage on Sunday evening as Hollywood’s A-list packed into the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles to…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Uzo Aduba from “Orange Is the New Black” and Amber Riley from “Glee” have joined the cast of NBC’s Dec. 3 live production of “The Wiz Live!” as witches. Aduba, best known for her role as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the Netflix series set in a prison, will play Glinda, […]

Uzo Aduba has yet to hear the starting gun for the Boston Marathon, but she’s ahead of the game in her fundraising for the race!…

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — There’s nothing crazy about Uzo Aduba‘s latest endeavor. The actress who plays Crazy Eyes on “Orange is the New Black” is preparing to run the Boston Marathon to raise money for cancer research. The April 20 race will be Aduba’s second marathon. Her first, also to support cancer research, was in […]