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Stacey Abrams Explains Her ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 4 Finale Cameo

In the season four finale of Star Trek: Discovery, “Coming Home,” voting rights advocate and Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams makes an out-of-this-world cameo. In only her second TV appearance following a guest spot on ABC’s Black-ish, Abrams made her Star Trek franchise debut as the United Earth president. Abrams, who has been vocal about […]

Stacey Abrams, Iman to Receive Honors at Inaugural Fifteen Percent Pledge Gala (Exclusive)

Fifteen Percent Pledge, the nonprofit launched in June 2020 to help address the racial wealth gap in the country, has unveiled the honorees for its inaugural benefit gala, which will take place April 2 at the New York Public Library. Stacey Abrams, who is currently running for governor in Georgia, will receive the Inspiration Award […]

Alec Baldwin Honors “Extraordinary” RFK Ripple of Hope Laureates in Post-‘Rust’ Shooting Appearance

Alec Baldwin delivered jokes and praises for the activism and advocacy of the night’s honorees while serving as the master of ceremonies for the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights 2021 Ripple of Hope Gala on Thursday night. Held at the New York Hilton Midtown Manhattan Hotel, the event marked Baldwin’s first public appearance since the Rust […]

Stacey Abrams Launches Second Campaign for Georgia Governor

Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday that she will launch another campaign to become the nation’s first Black woman governor. Without serious competition in a Democratic primary, the announcement could set up a rematch between Abrams and incumbent Republican Gov. Brian Kemp. Their 2018 contest was one of the […]

UTA Partners With Klutch Sports Group to Open Atlanta Office

United Talent Agency is expanding its network with the announcement of a new office in Atlanta, set to open in partnership with sister company Klutch Sports Group. The new address follows locations in Beverly Hills, Nashville, New York and London, and will make UTA the first of Hollywood’s top talent firms to have a full-service […]

The Agent Stacey Abrams, Malala Yousafzai and More Call on to Break Through in Hollywood

In 2004, Darnell Strom was seated in the wings of a Boston arena for the Democratic National Convention, watching an Illinois state senator named Barack Obama give the evening’s keynote address. Strom, then 23 and a year out of college, was the “lackey,” as he put it, to DNC committee chair Alice Huffman, which is […]

“It’s Like a Monster Movie”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘All In’ Directors Lisa Cortes and Liz Garbus on Voter Suppression

Like the tides, the right to vote has ebbed and flowed dating back to Reconstruction in the wake of the Civil War. Stacey Abrams — one of the Democratic party’s brightest stars who was key in turning Georgia blue in the 2020 presidential election and the key subject of Lisa Cortés and Liz Garbus’s documentary, […]

Tribeca Festival to Honor Stacey Abrams as Part of Juneteenth Celebration

The 2021 Tribeca Festival has revealed more information about its Juneteenth programming lineup, celebrating Black stories and storytellers throughout the New York event running from June 9 to 20. While some of the films, TV shows and other projects screening as part of the Juneteenth celebration have already been revealed, the festival revealed Thursday that […]

Stacey Abrams’ Legal Thriller Sells for TV Adaptation After Bidding War

Stacey Abrams has sold her new political thriller, While Justice Sleeps, for a television adaptation. The Georgia politician and author’s novel was picked up after a bidding war by the NBCUniversal International Studios-owned production company Working Title Television. “I created While Justice Sleeps to unravel a political mystery about power and secrets through the eyes of […]

Stacey Abrams on Georgia Voting Controversy: “Boycotts Work Best When the Target is Responsive”

The wide-ranging discussion, hosted by Chapman University and Glamour magazine, featured talk of bullying, cancel culture, the Andrew Cuomo scandal and how much real change is happening in Hollywood.

NAACP Image Awards: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis Win for ‘Ma Rainey’ as Eddie Murphy, Stacey Abrams Honored

'Bad Boys for Life' won best motion picture and D-Nice won Entertainer of the Year as LeBron James was also honored during the Anthony Anderson-hosted live show and Issa Rae and 'Bridgerton's' Regé-Jean Page were among the award winners.

Oscars Snubs: ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ Stacey Abrams Doc Among High-Profile Hopefuls Not Nominated in Major Categories

Well-regarded films that failed to score a single nomination include 'Never Rarely Sometimes Always,' 'Malcolm & Marie,' 'Palm Springs' and 'First Cow.'