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  • 00:23

    Tavis Talks: LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross

    in News

    Tavis Talks: LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross. Ross and Hamilton discuss their new movie "Go For Sisters" with Tavis Smiley. The film is directed by John Sayles and also stars Edward James Olmos.

  • 01:00

    Cinema In Noir - Q&A with Yolonda Ross and LisaGay Hamilton

    in Film

    "Cinema in Noir" is a weekly radio show for which all things film related are discussed from a black female perspective.  Hosted by Candice Frederick, Kimberly Renee, and ReBecca Theodore-Vachon, "Cinema in Noir" covers the latest casting news, reviews, and interviews with the best and brightest talent in film. Today we chat with Yolonda Ross and Lisa Gay Hamilton, stars of the upcoming film Go For Sisters.  The film focuses  on two childhood friends who reconnect after twenty years "under undesirable circumstances." Go For Sisters is directed by John Sayles.

  • 00:22

    Yolonda Ross

    in Entertainment

    Yolando Ross joins us to talk about her upcoming movie 'Go For Sisters' and what she has coming up next.

  • 00:29

    Joy Keys chats with Award winning Actress Yolonda Ross

    in Entertainment

    Yolonda Ross is currently starring in the John Sayles film “Go For Sisters” for which she has just been nominated for an Independent Spirit Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress. She also stars in the short film “Afronauts,” a film based on true events, which was just accepted into Sundance 2014.

    Yolonda made her feature film debut in the Award winning independent film “Stranger Inside” in 2001. She went on to win an IFP Gotham Award for Best Breakthrough Performance for the role as well as receiving her first independent Spirit Award nomination in the category of Best Debut Performance.  Yolonda also appeared in “Antwone Fisher,” “Yelling To the Sky,” “Whatever Works,” and “FOUR.”

    In television, Yolonda is best known for her role as documentarian Dana Lyndsey on Treme, and appeared in the HBO/David Mamet, Phil Spector biopic. She just completed a pilot for Showtime entitled, “Trending Down” with Philip Seymour Hoffman and Kathryn Hahn, directed by John Cameron Mitchell.

    In 2008 Yolonda became a member of the prestigious Labyrinth Theater Company in New York after making her stage debut in the play UNCONDITIONAL at The Public Theater. 

  • 00:19

    073 YOLONDA ROSS: "The Real Whitney Houston"

    in Self Help


    Lifetime’s “Whitney” (directed by Angela Bassett) has it all: sex, drugs and rock-n-roll glamour as it chronicles the incomparable triumphs and tragedies of Whitney Houston. From her tumultuous relationship with Bobby Brown to her battle with substance abuse, this big-event movie has everyone talkin’ about its unvarnished look at the pop princess.



    Today on BOLD, we go behind-the-scenes with Yolonda Ross, the actress who plays Robyn Crawford, Whitney’s best friend (who dealt with rumors for years that they were lesbian lovers.)



    “Theirs was an intimate friendship no one could break,” says Yolonda. “Whitney was tough. She was strong. People should not forget that.”