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  Last night’s Emmys boasted the most diverse set of nominees in recent memory, which means we saw an unprecedented number of people of color walking the red carpet before the show. For the poor folks at “mainstream” media organizations that had to cover the event, that meant a lot of new names and faces […]

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Wanda Sykes is a funny lady, so you’d figure she knows other funny women. At least that’s what the Oprah Winfrey Network figured when they…

Wanda Sykes is coming to the Oprah Winfrey Network. According to reports, the network just greenlighted two, hour-long comedy specials starring the Emmy Award-winning comedienne,…

Wanda Sykes can check off every important voter demographic in the upcoming election. She’s black, she’s female, she’s  gay and she’s even in an interracial marriage. So it makes sense that the Logo network, which features programming geared to the LGBT audience, would tap her to do an election special. The second part of the […]

Comedienne Wanda Sykes opened up on “The Ellen DeGeneres” show yesterday about her battle with breast cancer. “I had breast cancer…I know, it’s scary,” Sykes said with a short chuckle. The cancer was discovered in February when she was going for a breast reduction operation, because as she said, “I was tired of knocking over […]

Wanda Sykes recently revealed she battled breast cancer and had a double mastectomy. The comedienne taped an appearance on “Ellen” and discussed for the first time ever that she had breast cancer. Sykes told Ellen that she went in to have breast reduction surgery in February, but that’s when the cancer was detected. “I found […]

LOS ANGELES — The NAACP hosted a LGBT forum at its 102nd national convention to discuss lesbian and gay issues within the Black community. Civil Rights activist and former NAACP chairman Julian Bond, CNN anchor Don Lemon, and comedienne Wanda Sykes were three of the panelists who spoke before members. In the town hall styled […]

Writer and stand-up comedian Wanda Sykes recently appeared on the Piers Morgan Tonight show, where she boldly stated that “it’s harder to be gay than black.” I’m not talking about the history of black people, of African Americans. I’m talking about at this point right now … I don’t know of organizations and groups like […]