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Raven-Symone's New TV Gig

25 February 2015 9:46 PM, PST | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Raven-Symone attends the premiere of Fox’s ‘Empire at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome on January 6, 2015 in Hollywood, Calif. (Getty)

Raven-Symone will be guest starring on an episode of "Black-ish," Access Hollywood has confirmed.

She has been cast as Rhonda, the gay sister of Dre (Anthony Anderson), according to Entertainment Weekly. The siblings are uncomfortable discussing Rhonda's sexuality and compete with one another for a better spot on their mother's (Jenifer Lewis) annual rankings, which she lists every December, the mag reported.

The singer/actress Instagrammed a selfie on Tuesday with "Black-ish" makeup artist Nadyne T. ...

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (Access Hollywood)

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Raven-Symoné's TV Comeback Continues, but Not on Empire—Find Out Her New Role!

25 February 2015 6:04 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Get ready for more Raven-Symoné! After recently showing up on Empire to completely throw us (and Jamal) for a loop by announcing that Jamal (Jussie Smollett) was her baby daddy, Raven's TV comeback is about to continue with a new role on another one of TV's big new shows. E! News has confirmed that the former Disney Channel star will soon be appearing on ABC's Black-ish as Dre's (Anthony Anderson) gay sister, Rhonda. EW first reported the news, and described this sibling relationship as a "playful rivalry" as they compete to take the top spot in their mother's (Jennifer Lewis) rankings. Though the two are very close, Dre and Rhonda have a hard time openly discussing her »

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Classroom Chaos: Top Ten High School Outsiders

23 February 2015 6:11 AM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

One of the hardest bouts of growing pains experienced by adolescents is that rite of passage known as the high school experience. In high school one is subject to discovering their own sense of self-identity and purpose. In fact, sometimes the social factor is crucial because the cost of belonging in social-related circles is vital in a four-year commitment to belonging among your peers.

The tension is high to belong and get along as your search for excellence in good grades, social interaction and the overall learning experience is important. However, not every youngster can cope with what they are faced as the obstacles to excel are demanding in high school. Hence, the potential to become “an outsider” is inevitable and the unlikeliest label that no one can overcome no matter how much they try.

The movies have been instrumental in capturing such heavy-handed angst and frustration of the tortured »

- Frank Ochieng

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Jimmy Kimmel, Anthony Anderson Invent App for Making Black Friends (Video)

19 February 2015 8:48 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Jimmy Kimmel is doing all he can to end racism in America. The late night host said according to a recent study, black people have an average of eight white friends, while white people on average have only one black friend. To combat this problem, Kimmel on Wednesday debuted Brothr, an app similar to Tinder, to help white people meet and become friends with black people. Also Read: Oscars 2015: The Nominees (Photos) Anthony Anderson, the star of ABC’s “Black-ish,” demoed the app in a taped segment. When a white person logs in to Brothr, the app shows them all the black people currently. »

- Joe Otterson

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Best of Late Night TV: Will Smith's 'Gettin' Jiggy With It' Rap and Ashton Kutcher's Prosthetic Penis

18 February 2015 11:04 PM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.

Will Smith is a multi-talented guy, but let's be honest. We love him best for "Gettin' Jiggy With It" (not to mention the "Fresh Prince" theme song), and he entered the "Late Show" stage rapping his biggest hit. '90s dream come true!

Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the Oscars, and he visited "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to chat about his process for coming up with jokes. Basically, all his good topical zingers have been stolen by Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and every late night show ever, and now he's hoping for a last minute scandal he can work into the show.

You guys! Jimmy Kimmel teamed up with his »

- Mehera Bonner

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Black-ish Sneak Peek: The Johnson Boys Hate Zoey's New Boyfriend (Video)

18 February 2015 6:00 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Brightcove "4062741422001" "" "" "auto"] Zut alors! On Wednesday's episode of black-ish, we meet Zoey's new boyfriend. Also named Andre, like her father (Anthony Anderson), this Andre (Julian De La Celle) is from Marseilles and has managed to captivate the ladies of the Johnson household with his incredible charm - much to the chagrin of the Johnson boys.As we learn in an exclusive clip from "Andre from Marseille," French Andre's father fixed cleft palates in Guatemala for Doctors Without Borders, and Andre dug wells: "Oui. We were trying to find zee clean water for zee orphans." "Zorphans?" Andre Jr. (Marcus Scribner) mocks, trying to »

- Amanda Michelle Steiner, @amandamichl

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Oscars: The Parties That Celebrate the Academy Awards

17 February 2015 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

This Sunday, over 3,000 dolled-up guests will traverse 500 feet of red carpet on their path into the 87th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre (where it’ll be hosted for the 14th time). But before they reach for that first glass of Piper-Heidsieck brut during the ritzy Oscar cocktail hour, a series of events, benefits, award shows and gifting suites will properly launch the festivities. Here’s where the industry’s brightest will be primping, prepping, donating and gallivanting in the days leading up to Hollywood’s biggest night.

Today

Icon Mann Industry Panels

Where: L.A. SAG-aftra office, 11 a.m.

Who’s expected: Moderators David P. White of SAG-aftra and the Black List founder Franklin Leonard, plus panelists David Oyelowo, Robi Reed, Charles King and Jeremy Kleiner

Why you don’t want to miss it: Industry vets will examine the evolution of black male characters throughout film history and »

- Jasmin Rosemberg

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Kevin Hart Dominates Celebrity All-Star Game, But Win Butler’s Shoes Are the Real Winners

14 February 2015 10:18 AM, PST | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

-Renaud Jean Baptiste Jr.

NBA All-Star Weekend kicked off in high gear yesterday, as various celebs from the sports and entertainment world put their athleticism on display in the 2015 Sprint Celebrity game. Kevin HartAnsel Elgort, Anthony Anderson, and Common were just some of the names on hand trying to lead their respective team to victory.

The game was played at the world famous Madison Square Garden and was nothing short of entertaining. Nick Cannon squared off with Hart in an old-school dance battle prior to tip-off, Keke Palmer gave an impressive rendition of the National Anthem and there was even a Dave Chappelle sighting. Check out our thoughts on the night, along with some  pics and social media highlights.

The Real Mvp

Wnba star Skylar Diggins, scored 13 points and  lead her West squad to the promise land. But that wasn’t enough to land her Mvp, as Hart took »

- VH1

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‘Selma,’ ‘Black-ish,’ & Taraji P. Henson Honored at 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards

11 February 2015 8:00 AM, PST | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

The 46th annual NAACP Image Awards on Feb. 6 were a stirring celebration of some of the year’s most entertaining and influential African-American artists. With the likes of Will Smith, Gabrielle Union, Octavia Spencer, and the cast of “Orange Is the New Black” in attendance, the multicultural awards show received a rousing start from host Anthony Anderson, who opened by dancing to his own rendition of “Uptown Funk” through the aisles of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Taraji P. Henson, currently electrifying TV audiences on Fox’s new hit “Empire,” took home statues both for outstanding actress in a motion picture, for “No Good Deed,” and for entertainer of the year. She was presented the latter by Oprah Winfrey; Winfrey later accepted the outstanding motion picture award as a producer of “Selma,” which beat out “Belle,” “Beyond the Lights,” “Dear White People,” and “Get On Up” amid widespread controversy over its »

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Win the Gift Bag Given to the Stars at the NAACP Image Awards

9 February 2015 3:00 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Stars like Angela Bassett, Anthony Anderson, Uzo Aduba and David Oyelowo hit the red carpet at the NAACP Image Awards on Friday, and now we’re giving you a chance to win the same gift bag they were given.

The bag features a multitude of fabulous products, including items from brands like African Pride, Lather, Lenox, Marchon, Phillip Ashley Chocolates, Zumer Sport, Nerium and Johnson’s Popcorn.

Click here to enter.

No purchase necessary. Open to Us residents 18 years and older. Entries must be received by February 11, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. Pst to be eligible. Click here for the Official Rules. »

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So 'The Equalizer' was better directed than 'Selma' according to the NAACP

7 February 2015 12:41 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Behold the NAACP Image Awards, where somehow Antoine Fuqua did a better job directing "The Equalizer" than Ava DuVernay on Best Picture winner "Selma" or Gina Prince-Bythewood on "Beyond the Lights." Lots of dubious choices like that throughout this year's 46th annual awards, which tends to be a bit of a tradition, actually. Check out the nominees here, the full list of winners below and the rest of the season's offerings at The Circuit. Film Outstanding Motion Picture "Selma" (Paramount Pictures) Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture Antoine Fuqua, "The Equalizer" (Columbia Pictures) Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture David Oyelowo, "Selma" (Paramount Pictures) Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture Taraji P. Henson, "No Good Deed" (Screen Gems) Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Common, "Selma" (Paramount Pictures) Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Carmen Ejogo, "Selma" (Paramount Pictures) Outstanding Independent Motion Picture "Belle" (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ »

- Kristopher Tapley

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NAACP Image Awards Winners: ‘Selma,’ ‘How to Get Away With Murder,’ ‘Black-Ish’ Take Top Honors

6 February 2015 9:11 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The NAACP Image Awards gave top honors to civil rights film “Selma” and ABC series “How to Get Away With Murder” and “Black-Ish” during Friday night’s ceremony, which aired live on TV One from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Hosted by “Black-Ish” star Anthony Anderson, it also gave special recognition to music mogul Clive Davis, who receive the Vanguard Award; director Spike Lee, who was given the President’s Award, while this year’s Chairman’s Award went to Attorney General of the United States, Eric H. Holder, Jr. Also Read: Beyoncé, Sam Smith, ‘Selma’ Among Early 46th NAACP Image Awards Winners On Thursday, »

- Jethro Nededog

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NAACP Image Awards: black-ish, Trip to Bountiful, Murder and Scandal Win Big

6 February 2015 8:52 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

ABC’s black-ish was TV’s big winner Friday evening at the NAACP Image Awards — which celebrate the achievements and performances of people of color in the arts, as well as those who promote social justice through creative endeavors — by topping five comedy categories, including collecting acting kudos for leads Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.

RelatedSAG Awards 2015: Oitnb, Downton, Viola Davis, William H. Macy Win Big

On the drama side, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder picked up a pair of wins each, while Lifetime’s The Trip to Bountiful TV-movie amassed four wins, including for »

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Selma, Black-ish, Taraji P. Henson Honored at 2015 NAACP Image Awards—Plus, the Winners List!

6 February 2015 8:34 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

A number of famous faces gathered together in Pasadena, Calif., tonight for the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards, which recognizes the best in African-American achievements in entertainment, including TV, movie and music. Selma, How to Get Away With Murder, Black-ish and Taraji P. Henson were among the top honors tonight, but before we get to some of the big winners, let's recap a few highlights from the live telecast... Host Anthony Anderson instantly got the energy up by opening the show with his own rendition of "Uptown Funk," and was even joined by a few dancers on stage. Although their moves and Anderson's remix were surely admirable, the best part of their performance was when they had to dance »

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46th NAACP Image Awards: The Winners List

6 February 2015 8:22 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

The 46th NAACP Image Awards aired tonight on TV One and we have the complete list of winners!

Video: Oprah, Kevin Hart Among NAACP Image Awards Nominees

The event, hosted by Anthony Anderson, featured presenters such as Will Smith, Russell Simmons, Keegan-Michael Key, Taraji P. Henson and Tracee Ellis Ross. Prior to the award show, Affion Crockett and Chris Spencer hosted a gala dinner on Thursday announcing the winners for 45 non-televised categories.

Oscar-nominated Selma was awarded the top film honor, while ABC's freshmen series black-ish and How to Get Away With Murder took home the evening's top TV awards. But it was Empire star Taraji P. Henson who stole the show, snagging Entertainer of the Year (presented by Oprah Winfrey), as well as Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her turn in No Good Deed.

Check out the list below to see who walked away as big winners.

Entertainer Of The Year:

Taraji P. Henson

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Top Talent: 46th NAACP Image Awards Showcases Best in Film, TV

6 February 2015 5:25 PM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Excellence in the film and TV arts will be celebrated on TV One for the 46th NAACP Image AwardsThe 46th NAACP Image Awards, hosted by Anthony Anderson, will broadcast Live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium from 9-11 p.m. Et (Pt tape-delayed) on February 6 on TV One. A one-hour pre-show airing live from the red carpet will air from 8-9 p.m. Et (Pt tape-delayed).Will Smith, Russell Simmons, John Gaskin III, Keegan-Michael Key, Valeska Gutierrez, Nicole Beharie, Taraji P. Henson, Mehcad Brooks, Lamorne Morris, and Tracee Ellis Ross are the second round of presenters scheduled to present at the 46th NAACP […] »

- April Neale

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Spike Lee Sounds Off on 'Selma's' Oscar Snubs and Hollywood's Biggest "Lie"

6 February 2015 8:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

This story first appeared in the Feb. 13 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. It's the only awards show this season during which Spike Lee will share the stage with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Both will receive special honors Feb. 6 at the NAACP's 46th Image Awards, hosted by Anthony Anderson, but only one recently funded a vampire movie on Kickstarter. On the eve of the event — sparking extra interest thanks to Selma's snub and Black-ish's heat — THR spoke with Lee about the state of black cinema, racial politics in Hollywood and how the Academy

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- Tim Appelo

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NAACP Image Awards Put Social Justice on the Arts Agenda

5 February 2015 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Founded in 1967 at the height of the civil-rights movement, the NAACP Image Awards has worked feverishly over the past five decades to fete the artistic achievements of people of color and promote social justice through the arts, boosting the number of minorities working in the entertainment industry and helping to create a diverse media landscape with opportunities for people of all races, cultures and creeds.

This year’s Feb. 6 ceremony, which falls during a period of heated racial tension in America and around the world — the Ferguson trial and death of Eric Garner at the hands of N.Y. police both prompted a firestorm of international debates; the terrorist attacks in France kicked off more protests — is arguably the most symbolically important one in years.

“In the year since Ferguson and France, between the horrific examples of racism and anti-Semitism, to have this program which connects the arts and advocacy »

- Malina Saval

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Kevin Hart, Nick Cannon Return to Top NBA All-Star Game Lineup

5 February 2015 4:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Ever wonder who would win a game of pick-up between 5'4" comedian Kevin Hart and 6'4" Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler? You'll soon have a chance to find out, because the two were listed among the star-studded lineup for the 2015 Spring NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, announced on Thursday. Two of the event's perennial top players, Hart and Nick Cannon, will return to the hardwood Feb. 13 for the annual showdown. Hart will be looking to improve upon his lackluster 7-point performance from last year's game - for which fans surprisingly voted him to his third straight Mvp award. Stars like Selma's Common, »

- Michael Miller, @write_miller

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Kevin Hart, Nick Cannon Return to Top NBA All-Star Game Lineup

5 February 2015 4:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Ever wonder who would win a game of pick-up between 5'4" comedian Kevin Hart and 6'4" Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler? You'll soon have a chance to find out, because the two were listed among the star-studded lineup for the 2015 Spring NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, announced on Thursday. Two of the event's perennial top players, Hart and Nick Cannon, will return to the hardwood Feb. 13 for the annual showdown. Hart will be looking to improve upon his lackluster 7-point performance from last year's game - for which fans surprisingly voted him to his third straight Mvp award. Stars like Selma's Common, »

- Michael Miller, @write_miller

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