Aisha Hinds

“It’s so much bigger than a performance,” Aisha Hinds says through tears to a circle of women journalists at the tail-end of a conference call. It’s less than a week before her historic embodiment of the iconic Harriet Tubman in an unprecedented one-hour episode of Underground.

Even in this “golden age of Black television,” WGN America’s Underground, a series about slavery, is an unlikely hit. A series about slavery is one thing, but one about resisting slavery is quite another.

These beautiful Black actors reveal their ultimate island getaway fantasy. One of them is really...weird (and not sexy at all).

Roland Martin kicks it on the”Beyond The Lights” movie premiere red carpet with Gina Prince-Bythewood, Nate Parker, Stephanie Allain, Laurie Ann Gibson, Sanaa Lathan, Aisha Hinds, Salli…