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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