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Negro Noir: I Finally Watched Acrimony and Yes, I’m Also Wondering How the Hell Taraji Got on That Boat

(L-R): Lyriq Bent and Taraji P. Henson in AcrimonyScreenshot: Lionsgate (YouTube) Movies that are “so bad, they’re good” are one of life’s unsung treasures. And like anything, adding blackness to that principle is like adding proper seasoning—our series reviewing/recapping bad black movies, Negro Noir. As our queen-in-chief Danielle Belton pointed out, it’s so black, the […]

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Taraji P. Henson Is Victimized by Identity Thief Said to Have Made Off With At Least $12,000 in Ill-Gotten Gains

Taraji P. Henson at the Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif., Feb. 23, 2019. Henson is the victim of an identity thief whom prosecutors say stole thousands of dollars in the Empire star’s name.Photo: Tommaso Boddi (Getty) Maybe a Chicago mom thought she actually was the sometimes criminally inclined Cookie Lyon of TV’s Empire. […]

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Taraji Henson’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis

Taraji P. Henson attends The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation Inaugural “Can We Talk?” Benefit Dinner at The Newseum on June 7, 2019, in Washington, D.C.Photo: Tasos Katopodis (Getty Images for The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation) What Taraji P. Henson has been able to do with her first Boris L. Henson Foundation benefit and conference last […]

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Taraji P. Henson’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis

Taraji P. Henson attends the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation Inaugural “Can We Talk?” Benefit Dinner at the Newseum on June 7, 2019, in Washington, D.C.Photo: Tasos Katopodis (Getty Images for the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation) What Taraji P. Henson has been able to do with her first Boris L. Henson Foundation benefit and conference last […]

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Taraji P. Henson Wants Us To Change How We Talk About Mental Health

Can we talk for a minute? And no, I’m not trying to know your name. I want to talk about mental health in the black community. Brothas, how y’all feeling? Sisters, y’all alright? In the black community discussing mental health is a privilege. We have a tendency to not call a thing a thing. We […]

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