Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Francine Everett (April 13, 1915 – May 27, 1999) was an African-American actress and singer who is best known for her performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts that were created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences.

pin 353
heart 107
speech 6

Kerry Washington.....love female black actors...they are soo interesting to watch their movies...to me they are strong and powerful when it comes to acting and interviews....love them to me I find them sophisticated and interesting...love kerry

pin 394
heart 63
speech 1

Happy 64th Birthday Phylicia Rashad!

Phylicia Rashad is an American actress, singer and stage director, best known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the long-running NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for this part in 1985 and 1986

pin 339
heart 70
speech 1

1st Black Woman on the Cover of Life Magazine: Dorothy Dandridge Carmen Jones Cover 1954 Life Magazine

pin 328
heart 45
speech 1

Nia Long, Actress: Big Momma's House. Stunning pop culture icon, Hollywood leading lady and three-time NAACP award winner Nia Long returns to the big screen this fall in the highly anticipated Universal Pictures sequel The best man holiday (in theaters November 15th) where she reunites with original castmates Taye Diggs ("Private Practice"), Terrence Howard (Hustle & flow), Morris Chestnut (The brothers) and Harold Perrineau ("Lost")...

pin 490
heart 95

Angela Bassett, actress. ....who should have won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her leading role in "What's Love Got To Do With It?".... just sayin'. However, she was the first African-American to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for the film.

pin 1.2k
heart 284
speech 5