ABOUT Allison Samuels
April 24, 2012
Horrified by depictions of black women on TV, the Daily Beast's Allison Samuels shunned prime time for years. But she says that two new shows are doing a much better job of representing African-American women.
In a blog entry for the Daily Beast, Allison Samuels notes that activists like George Clooney are protesting war crimes in Sudan and the abuses captured in the video Kony 2012, but few apart from the Rev. Al Sharpton seem concerned about the slaying of teenager Trayvon Martin.
Friends tell Daily Beast columnist Allison Samuels that Bobbi Kristina became her mother's confidante and protector after Bobby Brown's departure.
Daily Beast columnist Allison Samuels argues that the actress's suggestion that Viola Davis be more positive while discussing the plight of black actresses in Hollywood is emblematic of an intractable problem.
Daily Beast columnist Allison Samuels writes about the Find Our Missing series, which launches on Wednesday to help find minorities whose stories have been overlooked by the mainstream media.
Friends say that fresh charges of infidelity reopened scars in the marriage of the former GOP presidential front-runner, Allison Samuels writes in her column at the Daily Beast.
The Daily Beast's Allison Samuels talks to Samuel L. Jackson, who will portray MLK in a new Broadway drama that looks at African-American progress.