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Feature: Thembi Banks

   Thembi Banks, a writer, producer, director has been a storyteller all her life. Banks, won Best Screenplay for her film Only Light at the L.A. Indie Film Festival. She also produced and wrote Doors (2015) along with Mandala (2015). This talented, ambitious writer attended USC School of Cinematic Arts and has more screenplays to… Continue reading Feature: Thembi Banks

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Feature: Aisha Tyler

aisha tyler is an actor, comedian, director, author and activist. she is currently co-host of the hit cbs daytime talker the talk. aisha joined  in season two, for which the show was nominated for three emmy awards. the talk is the fastest growing show in daytime television and launched its fourth season to record ratings, garnering five… Continue reading Feature: Aisha Tyler

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Feature: Issa Rae

With her unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Issa Rae content has garnered over 25 million views and close to 200,000 subscribers on YouTube. In addition to making the Forbes 30 Under 30 list twice and winning the 2012 Shorty Award for Best Web Show for her hit series " The Misadventures of Awkward… Continue reading Feature: Issa Rae

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Feature: Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes, born January 13, 1970, in University Park, Illinois, is the first African-American woman to create and executive-produce a Top 10 network series—the medical drama Grey's Anatomy. She is also the creator of its spin-off, Private Practice, and the political thriller Scandal. Before these series, Rhimes penned such film screenplays as Crossroads and HBO'sIntroducing… Continue reading Feature: Shonda Rhimes

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Feature: Gina Prince-Bythewood

Gina Prince-Bythewood wrote and directed the widely acclaimed feature film LOVE & BASKETBALL, which premiered at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival. Prince-Bythewood won an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature and a Humanitas Prize for her work on the film. Her other feature directing credits include the HBO film Disappearing Acts. The most recent… Continue reading Feature: Gina Prince-Bythewood

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Feature: Meagan Good

Born in Panorama City, California, Meagan Good began starring in commercials at age 4, and to date has completed over 60 national television commercials. She made her prime-time television debut starring as Sarah's best friend "Katie' on the Friday night WB show, Raising Dad. Good's first major television role was as a series regular on… Continue reading Feature: Meagan Good

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Feature: Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith is an American actress. In 1991, she made her first break with a role in the sitcom A Different World. She has also starred in major motion pictures, including The Nutty Professor with co-star Eddie Murphy, and Spike Lee's highly controversial Bamboozled. Pinkett Smith is married to Will Smith, and is the… Continue reading Feature: Jada Pinkett Smith

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FEATURE: Yoli Ouiya

Yoli Ouiya, noted as the “Queen of Green” by Black Enterprise Magazine, is a Green & Healthy Living Expert and Green Chef. She currently operates a green and natural lifestyle website YolisGreenLiving.com and boutique eco-lifestyle outfit Yoli’s Green Living Group. Black Enterprise included Yoli in its “Top 20 National Bloggers” of 2012, was named ‘Best… Continue reading FEATURE: Yoli Ouiya