"Even if you're in an outer-space community, there's no diversity," the Being Mary Jane star told Yahoo! Style.
In an essay for The Huffington Post, Cindra Ladd claims that Bill Cosby drugged and raped her in 1969.
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Past honorees include Bill Clinton, Soledad O'Brien, Ruby Dee, Muhammad Ali and Kerry Washington.
The untitled project will weave a love story and a murder mystery against the backdrop of Hurricane Katrina.
RT @BuzzFeed: New All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Cast Chosen
Sledding in the snow with Tammy!!!!! ???????? http://t.co/ghWBUZHAsb
RT @MarinaVirtuelle: Tonight on French TV the very talented Taraji P. Henson @TherealTaraji #PersonOfInterest http://t.co/Q2lTBrY7eT
RT @J_Emanual: I know Cookie from Empire is officially an icon because a group of gays argued over who was Cookie last Sunday. Thanks, @The?
The stars were out for the 2015 BET Honors this past weekend. Kanye West, Usher, Phylicia Rashad, and more, descended on the nation's capital to celebrate.
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Everyone's talking about Taraji P. Henson's character Cookie Lyons on Fox's Empire. Curious about this D.C. native? Here's what we know about the actress, mom and diva extraordinaire.
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