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B.Couleur Exclusive: Actress Sanaa Lathan on Her New Series ‘Boss’, Being Black in Hollywood, Her Guilty Pleasures and Why She Loves Frank Ocean

Sanaa FinalWe all watched and fell in love with Tony award nominated actress Sanaa Lathan when her character struggled with the mountain highs and valley lows of a relationship in the epic romantic hit film ‘Love and Basketball’ in 2000, a role that she had to physically study for. “Girl, there were times when I didn’t think I was going to make it!” she told me describing the grueling basketball training she had to do in order to convince audiences that she was a true ‘ball playa’, a line, if you recall, her character uses to emphatically self proclaim herself.

Sanaa means ‘brilliance’ in Swahili and ‘work of art’ in Arabic and her name suits her well. As the public became even more enchanted with her talents as she nailed...

"Single Ladies" LisaRaye Triumphantly Proves Life Goes On

LisaRaye-pic-5-300x289The actress speaks with B.Couleur Magazine on the success of her two hit television series, self-enlightenment and the beauty of giving back.

When I first spoke with LisaRaye last year, her reality show, "LisaRaye: The Real McCoy," was premiering on TV One. I enjoyed how candid she was with me in terms of everything: her divorce and the scandal that was attached to it, her feelings of hurt and embarrassment—not to mention the failed friendships that threw her for another loop right in the...

Are Black Women Being Rewarded for Bad Behavior?

NeneEver-present is the overwhelming influx of reality shows that profile just about everything from cooking and fashion styling to hair shows and animal hoarding.  But no matter the theme, a key component to any successful reality show is the cast. 

 The ensemble can be comprised of an all-male or all-female cast, co-workers, housewives or househusbands, couples or people who are significantly different aside from one specific element of their personality that is consistent...