Television, Actresses

Tiffany Haddish Becomes First Black Comedienne to Host SNL

Girls Trip actress Tiffany Haddish becomes first Black female comedienne to host NBC's Saturday Night Live

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Founders Note, Inspiration, Uncategorized

#WednesdayWisdom with our Founder, Judith Jacques

BE PREPARED.... Expect and actually anticipate that trying and difficult times will happen. This past Friday, the Matriarch of the family, our Queen, my grandmother passed. Although she lived a full and beautiful life, nothing prepared me for the loss of the woman who helped raise me. I sat next to her still body after… Continue reading #WednesdayWisdom with our Founder, Judith Jacques

Exclusive

Niatia “Lil’Mama” Kirkland Talks Growing Up & Blossoming into a Woman During 28th Birthday Celebration

Over the weekend, Black Women In Media was on-hand during Niatia “Lil’Mama” Kirkland’s 28th birthday celebration, held at MIST Harlem, October 7, 2017, in Harlem, NY. The musician, dancer, and actress actually have a lot to celebrate at the moment. Her TV One original movie, When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story,  based on the true… Continue reading Niatia “Lil’Mama” Kirkland Talks Growing Up & Blossoming into a Woman During 28th Birthday Celebration

Controversy, Sports, Television

What a Surprise: Jemele Hill Receives 2 Week Suspension from ESPN

  Have you seen this meme? Speaks volumes, yes? Another tough day for Black women in sports. Yesterday, Jemele Hill was suspended from her flagship broadcast, Sportscenter, on ESPN for what they have cited as a breach of their social media policies. Hill took to Twitter on the heels of Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas… Continue reading What a Surprise: Jemele Hill Receives 2 Week Suspension from ESPN

Founders Note, Inspiration

#WednesdayWisdom with Our Founder, Judith Jacques

#WednesdayWisdom YOU CAN DO IT.... So here I am 23, recent cancer survivor, trying to get back into the ropes of things. I was involved in numerous things at the time such as school, my home church's choir and band, and a non profit I co-founded. However, I still felt this void. And just like… Continue reading #WednesdayWisdom with Our Founder, Judith Jacques

Authors, Television

Did You Hear? Luvvie Ajayi is Absolutely WINNING!

Back in 2013, we introduced you all to one of our first black women in media headliners, Luvvie Ajayi. Then, on her site, AwesomelyLuvvie.com, she was a self described Humor Writer. Digital Strategist. Red Pump Rocker. Techie. Now...her headline reads a little something like this... NYTimes Best-Selling Author. Speaker. Red Pump Rocker. Techie. Professional Troublemaker.   And making trouble she, she… Continue reading Did You Hear? Luvvie Ajayi is Absolutely WINNING!

Business

Black Women are the Influencers Revolutionizing the Black Dollar Check Out THIS Nielson Report!

Ladies, if you've ever considered being an influencer, now is the time. For those of you who don't know, an influencer is someone who can have an effect on the way people make their decisions, and more importantly, what decision they make. And rumor has it, the Black woman is queen! According to the Nielson… Continue reading Black Women are the Influencers Revolutionizing the Black Dollar Check Out THIS Nielson Report!