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Fans can’t get enough of Sheryl Lee Ralph’s empowering Critics Choice Awards speech

Need a boost? Just read the inspiring words from the award-winning star of “Abbott Elementary.” 
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Sheryl Lee Ralph

Shout out a trailblazer in your community

Share a story with TODAY about someone who is currently making a difference or fighting for an important cause.

How to teach kids the meaning of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

What is MLK Day? And why do we celebrate his life? Get kids of every age involved.
King At Home With His Family
King At Home With His Family

'The Best Man: The Final Chapters' star Harold Perrineau answers all your questions about the series

Perrineau explains why Quentin is engaged to a unicorn and why Murch is MMA fighting.
THE BEST MAN: THE FINAL CHAPTERS -- "Brown Girl Dreaming" Episode 103 -- Pictured: Harold Perrineau as Murch -- (Photo by: Clifton Prescod/Peacock)
THE BEST MAN: THE FINAL CHAPTERS -- "Brown Girl Dreaming" Episode 103 -- Pictured: Harold Perrineau as Murch -- (Photo by: Clifton Prescod/Peacock)

Naomi Osaka announces she is pregnant: 'Every day is a new blessing and adventure'

The tennis star says she plans to return to the court in 2024.
Naomi Osaka Press Conference
Naomi Osaka Press Conference

Eddie Murphy references Will Smith Oscars slap while accepting Golden Globe

The comedian offered three pieces of advice to aspiring performers – one of which involved Will Smith.
Honoree Eddie Murphy accepts the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards/
Honoree Eddie Murphy accepts the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards/

Billy Porter’s Golden Globes gown is a tribute to his iconic 2019 velvet tuxedo dress

The performer shared what inspired his look at the 2023 Golden Globe Awards.
Billy Porter at the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton on Jan. 10, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California.
Billy Porter at the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton on Jan. 10, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California.

Angela Bassett gives beautiful tribute to Chadwick Boseman in Golden Globes acceptance speech

The “What’s Love Got to Do with It” star honored the late actor as she became the first performer to win a Golden Globe for a role in a Marvel film.
Image: 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Show
Image: 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Show

Sheryl Lee Ralph urges more diversity at the Golden Globes voting organization

Ralph is nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in "Abbott Elementary."
Image: 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals
Image: 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

Golden Globes host Jerrod Carmichael roasts HFPA in opening monologue

The 35-year-old comedian called himself “the Black face of an embattled white organization” in his speech to the room full of A-listers.
Host Jerrod Carmichael
Host Jerrod Carmichael
How the "strong Black woman" stereotype and systemic racism affect Black women's access to quality health care.