Tag: Black Women

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Entertainment

Lack of Black women becomes ‘SNL’ issue

This Oct. 29, 2013 photo released by NBC shows actress Kerry Washington, right, with cast member Taran Killam during a promotional shoot for “Saturday Night Live,” in New York. Washington will host the late night comedy sketch series on Nov. 2. (AP Photo/NBC, Dana Edelson) by David BauderAP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Kerry Washington’s turn as host of “Saturday Night Live” this week gives that television institution something it hasn’t seen much lately: a Black woman onstage trying to make people laugh. The show’s diversity has become an issue, pushed to the forefront by comments from the two Black male cast members.

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Lifestyle

Fashion Watch: ‘Fros give added twist to Fashion Week

Fashionista’s–Tarin Boone (second from l) is pictured with owner of Karen’s Body Beautiful founder Karen Tappin (far l), Rochelle Grant (BlackOnyx77), founder of Alikay Naturals (third from l) and natural haircare pioneer, stylist Diane Bailey (far r). (Photo/Anya Grant) Straight out of the ATL to New York comes ‘Fro Fashion Week. For the first time, FFW showcased what’s new and next in the world of natural hair on September 7 at Kai Studios in Brooklyn.