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Taraji P. Henson Stars as Trailblazer in Inspirational Biopic
Originally published April 23, 2014

Catana Starks was serving as the female swim coach at Tennessee State University (TSU), when she learned that the school’s Athletic Director, Kendrick Paulsen, Jr. (Henry Simmons), was planning to form a golf team. Since golf had always been her first love, she approached him about becoming the new squad’s head coach.more More Arrow

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Actress Taraji P. Henson as Coach Catana Starks in a scene from the movie
- Taraji P. Henson earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress opposite Brad Pitt in David Fincher’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. She is a 2011 Emmy-nominee for Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for Lifetime’s Taken From Me. Taraji also starred as Detective Joss Carter in the highly-rated CBS crime drama Person of Interest. She was a series regular on Boston Legal and enjoyed a recurring role on Eli Stone.more More Arrow

This June 30, 2013 file photo shows TV personality Kenya Moore at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Moore says she’s seriously considering leaving “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” after her televised brawl with co-star Porsha Williams. Williams surrendered last week to authorities and was charged with a misdemeanor charge of battery for the fight, which was televised as part of the Bravo show’s reunion special on Sunday, April 20. Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision
- ATLANTA (AP) — Kenya Moore says she's seriously considering leaving "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" after her televised brawl with co-star Porsha Williams.more More Arrow

This April 19, 2014 file photo shows Pharrell Williams performing at the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. Pharrell, Drake and Blake Shelton are among the A-Listers set to perform at the first ever iHeartRadio Music Awards. Clear Channel announced Monday, April 21, that Kendrick Lamar, Shakira, Ed Sheeran and Arcade Fire will also take the stage at the May 1 awards show in Los Angeles. Photo by Zach Cordner/Invision
- NEW YORK (AP) — Pharrell, Drake and Blake Shelton are among the A-listers set to perform at the first iHeartRadio Music Awards.more More Arrow

First lady Michelle Obama laughs as President Barack Obama acknowledges her as he speaks at the LBJ Presidential Library, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Austin, Texas, during the Civil Rights Summit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.
- WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is going a little bit country.more More Arrow

Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker.
- DETROIT (AP) — Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker has countersued a company that says it hasn't been paid for work done on her Detroit-area home.more More Arrow

Singer Chris Brown.
- WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge in Washington, which had been set for Monday, has been postponed until Wednesday.more More Arrow

Rapper Lil' Boosie, whose real name is Torence Hatch, appears at a news conference in New Orleans Monday, March 10, 2014. Hatch was released from Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, where he had been serving an eight-year sentence on drug charges. (AP Photo/Bill Haber) in New Orleans, Monday, March 10, 2014. Photo/Bill Haber
- NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It's a big weekend ahead for Louisiana-grown Lil Boosie, who for the first time since his prison stint will take the stage in his home state with performances scheduled in Lafayette and New Orleans.more More Arrow

Actor Idris Elba's Twitter photo fo the baby's tiny hand gripping his finger.
- NEW YORK (AP) — Idris Elba has welcomed a baby boy named Winston.more More Arrow

Singer Chris Brown
- WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has set Monday as the start date for the assault trial of singer Chris Brown in the nation's capital.more More Arrow