The Academy Award nominee said that discussion of Oscars diversity often comes up in conversation.
Gowns and capes and embellishments, oh my! When it came to fierce style, this week our favorite ladies held nothing back. From Kerry, Hannah and Monica's intricate details to Angela, Gabrielle and Teyonah's winter whites, these stars came out with a (chic!) bang.
Ms. Bassett turned up the heat at the Golden Globe Awards in a cut out red dress and paired it with a beauty look that was just as hot!
Cynthia Bailey turned 50 this week, and she's in good company. If these ladies are any proof, 50 (and over!) is, indeed, fabulous. Welcome to the club, Cynthia!
Lifetime’s Whitney biopic left audiences curious about Whitney Houston’s sexuality. Angela Bassett sets the record straight.
The Whitney director says that she received a sign from the late Houston before filming on the biopic began.
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"You have to study your craft," said the Emmy-nominated actress.
Cicely Tyson, Angela Basset and Laverne Cox are also among stars that scored nominations for the 66th annual Emmy Awards.
"I wanted to tell a story about a beautiful sista," says Bassett.
Angela Bassett will direct the biopic chronicling Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's love story.
The two-time Tony Award winner plays a witch in the chilling FX series.
The stars of the Lifetime's new TV movie talk with ESSENCE.com about the film's importance.
The forthcoming Lifetime movie Betty & Coretta chronicles the relationship between Dr. Betty Shabazz (played by Angela Bassett) and Coretta Scott King (played by Mary J. Blige) as they attempt to support each other following their husbands' tragic assassinations. Here's a first look at the Lifetime original film premiering this Saturday, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m.
The Lifetime movie airs February 2013.