Monday, January 8th, 2018

 

Sterling K. Brown Wins a First at Golden Globes

“This Is Us” star Sterling K. Brown, a two-time Emmy winner, is the first black man to win a Golden Globe for best actor in a TV drama. He’s been nominated for the role twice, and he thanked creator Dan Fogelman for writing race into the character. “You wrote a role for a black man that could only be played by a black man, and what I appreciate so much about this thing is I’m being seen for who I am and being appreciated for who I am,” Brown said.Read More


Oprah Winfrey Speaks To Girls Everywhere at Golden Globes

Oprah Winfrey’s speech, delivered after she became the first black woman to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award, the Globes equivalent of a lifetime-achievement honor, that instantly established itself as the most memorable moment of the night. After paying tribute to Recy Taylor, the late black activist who sought but never received justice after she was kidnapped, gang-raped, and beaten by a group of white men, Winfrey said: “She lived as we all have lived: for too many years in a culture broken by brutally powerful men. For too long,Read More