From Dominique Deveraux to Olivia Pope, these fictional women have the most enviable traits—style, class, intelligence and spunk.
Judging by all the great new movies, albums and TV shows, it's going to be amazing.
From dropping those pesky pounds to becoming more spiritual, see how the likes of Sherri Shepherd, Amel Larrieux, Sheryl Lee Ralph plan to live their best lives this year.
Another memorable year has gone by. As we bid adieu to 2013, we're taking a moment to highlight—and thank—the stars and newsmakers who left us too soon.
Luckily, with the new year comes a clean slate. See which celebrities could benefit from starting over in 2014.
We celebrate some of the best moments of this past year, when Black women shined bright like diamonds and motivated us to shine even brighter in the years to come.
'Tis the season to be merry, and our favorite stars are certainly in a jolly mood.
From Mary J. Blige to Donny Hathaway, here's a Christmas playlist to keep you inspired this holiday season.
The comedian opens up about his personal grudges and the one item on his Christmas wish list.
Santa Claus is coming to town! Find out who's getting a lump of coal and who's getting a good gift.
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