With continued efforts across the country, it will be interesting to see where her work takes her next. The organization received notable attention when Peete was featured on Celebrity Apprentice and set a record for the greatest amount of money raised by a charity on the show. The over-arching mission of the Lopes Foundation, however, is to provide youth from low-income communities and diverse cultural backgrounds with innovative programs and resources to increase motivation and strengthen their desire to succeed in school and beyond. Danielle loves words and strings them together to create multimedia content that will tug at your heart strings or give you belly-hurting laughs. Washington has done that is particular to the Black community, feel free to let me know. Since her High School Musical and Dancing with the Stars days, Coleman has dedicated herself to addressing issues of bullying and self-esteem. Gabrielle Union is more than just your everyday Mary Jane.
She later gained prominence for her roles as Anamaria in Pirates of the Caribbean:The Curse of the Black Pearl, Uhura in the 2009 film Star Trek. She won an Oscar for her work in Dreamgirls. On top of being an amazing Grammy Award winning musician, Keys is known for her philanthropic work. Danielle is pretty, witty, girl, worldly. She then joined burlesque-inspired girl group The Pussycat Dolls as lead singer.
In addition to her consistently bringing awareness to domestic violence, Banks has worked to provide opportunities for young black girls. We're here to say they're around, they've got plenty of talent, and they're ready to make their mark in Hollywood. When we hear about celebrity lifestyles, we hear about the superficial, not about the schedules they maintain or how they stay connected to their communities. Berry is also a Revlon spokesmodel. The gorgeous daughter of famed boxer Muhammad Ali, has earned her own place in sports history as a boxing champion in her own right. As part of her work, Coleman has and to several other countries.
Her African-American father, Allen Bonet, is an opera singer. Lupus is an autoimmune disease known to be more common among African American women than other groups. If anyone knows of any other work Mr. With their fresh look and brilliant acting, they are ready to replace the old. Lupita Nyong'o born March 1, 1983 is an actress, film and music video director of dual Kenyan and Mexican citizenship.
They may be teenagers, but the media are now focusing their attention upon them as they walk their way up to the red carpet. In 2006, Bond founded as an organization to help young black girls develop positive self-images, leadership skills, and to enrich their lives. Pam Grier born May 26, 1949 is an American actress. Jada leads quite the active life as an actress, mother, wife, and musician. Has Libyan, Irish, Jamaican and Indian roots. Houston was one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 200 million records worldwide. Derek does not try and hide his heritage and is quite proud of both his parents.
Considering Derek is considered one of the best and highest paid athletes today his parents are probably proud of him too. From Gossip Girl's Tika Sumpter to Glee's Amber Riley, take a look at who we're looking forward to seeing more of on our screens. Alicia Keys's music has the tone that makes you feel like you can change the world. Following that tragedy, Hudson and her sister founded the Julian D. Along with her husband, Smith co-founded the.
Meet the young celebrities, stars for today!. Kerry Washington born January 31, 1977 is an American actress. Smith has also impressed the importance of charity work on her children, Jaden and Willow Smith. In no particular order, here is a short list of 10 Black Celebrities who give, or gave, back to the Black community. Ali has also endeared herself to the public through several television appearances including a turn on Dancing With the Stars and other weekly programming. Best known for the role from the film Living with the Enemy and Choice of Straws. You ought to keep an eye to the upcoming rising teen stars who are looking their ways to fame.
Dandridge was the first black actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. Union has also lent her voice to numerous causes. She claimed that she was bi-sexual, then denounced the title in a Rolling Stone interview. She peppers her writing with her larger-than-life personality, sharing her hilarious thoughts on pop culture, lifestyle topics and anything that affects Black women. Her father is of Filipino descent, and her mother is of Hawaiian and Russian descent.
Do you think her daughters, and who are still preatty young, have any potential? She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002 for her performance in Monster's Ball, becoming the first and, as of 2014, the only woman of African-American descent to win an Oscar for a leading role. Through this organization, Smith has been able to do work that connects her to the community where she grew up in Baltimore, as well as other communities in the United States and across the world. Thandie Newton born 6 November 1972 is an English actress. The scholarship program recognizes students with outstanding academic achievement, leadership and commitment to serve their community. Her films include the Academy Award-nominated film Ali. The actress is also a strong supporter in the fight against lupus. In 1983, she became the first African-American woman crowned Miss America, but a scandal arose when Penthouse magazine bought and published nude photographs of her.
King Gift Foundation in honor of her slain nephew. Lena Horne June 30, 1917 — May 9, 2010 was an American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer. They start their first debut at early age and eager for more. She also wrote a book entitled , which encourages young women to pursue their goals. Outside of awards shows and parties, there are several celebrities who have made it a priority to stay connected to their roots and help others along the way. Today the nonprofit has expanded offering a variety of programs and seminars. In November 2005, Ali and his wife Lonnie opened the Muhammad Ali Center in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.