Key PlayerKAREN GRAY A+Es human resources chiefleads push for inclusion BY DIEDRE JOHNSONIn executive years, Karen Gray is a newbie.The former attorney joined A+E as executive VP ofhuman resources in summer 2019. Coming to A+E,which includes Lifetime, meant bringing not … Continued
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By Diedre Johnson for Black Girl Nerds Let’s not start this by saying this is not your grandmother’s (or your great grandmother’s) Perry Mason, because, actually it is. HBO’s prequel of Erle Stanley Garner’s mysteries is set in a visually … Continued
For six seasons Jesse Spencer’s starred as the stoic, sexy but emotionally sensitive firefighter Matthew Casey on Chicago Fire, now heating up Sundays on FOX8. It all seems a long way from his US breakthrough role as Dr Robert Chase on hit series House, and even farther from his stint as young Billy Kennedy on Ramsay Street from the mid-’90s.
Phillip Boutte Jr. is part of the team behind the tribal, yet tech, costumes we see in box office smash Black Panther. Boutte drew illustrations and collaborated with costume designer Ruth Carter to create the garments worn by heroes and villains alike in the fictional East African nation of Wakanda.
12 questions with black-ish’s Tracee Ellis Ross By Diedre Johnson She’s one of world-renowned singing icon Diana Ross’s three daughters from her first marriage. But Tracee’s been a star in her own right for some time. She’s currently starring … Continued
Today’s business woman dresses powerfully without ever giving up her femininity and TV art imitates life on shows such as CBS’s The Good Wife and Limitless where Julianna Margulies and Christine Baranski’s characters add style to their courtroom dress.
These pieces are done by show costume designer Daniel Lawson and sometimes-partner, Andrea Cecile Cohen designer/creator of number35, a clothing line she originated in the UK.
By Diedre Johnson While actress Debi Mazar may be best known for her sassy supporting roles on the big and small screen, behind the very light, clear blue eyes and lip-stick pout is a talented, adventurous woman who can tell … Continued