If you watched the Oscars last month, you may have noticed that there was more diversity this year than in previous years. Even though there were a few mishaps, the Academy set a new record by nominating six black actors. When it comes to black celebrity news, it’s important to stay involved. There are many African American celebrities who have recently made meaningful contributions to the arts. Here are just a few examples.
First, Will Smith is one of the most famous African American. From rapping to acting, Will Smith if one of Hollywood’s most famous leading men. In fact, Will Smith is one of the film industry’s most highly paid actors — almost all of his films have grossed over $100 million.
Oprah Winfrey is also