The Egalitarian

Essence event affirms the power of black women in Hollywood

Essence event affirms the power of black women in Hollywood

Nekesa Mumbi Moody, AP Entertainment Writer

February 7, 2020

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Through laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations, the overarching theme of this year's star-studded Essence luncheon was that in an unforgiving industry that often overlooks, black women need no validation from Hollywood — or elsewhere — to appreciate...

“Fluffy” brings nonstop laughs in new Netflix special

“Fluffy” brings nonstop laughs in new Netflix special

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

February 6, 2019

About a year after Hurricane Harvey brushed through the Houston area, Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias announced that he would film a Netflix special titled “One Show Fits All” at the Toyota Center. On January 29, that same special was dropped on Netflix. The 42-year-old comedian did...

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