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!

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Feature:Johnica Reed Hawkins

I've lived, worked and studied across six continents. Work / As a writer, I work to archive Black culture through stories. Latest Project / On assignment for Time, Inc., I traveled to Cuba to explore the African history, traditions and religious customs that form the backbone of the island's identity. My work appears in the… Continue reading Feature:Johnica Reed Hawkins

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Feature:Amandla Stenberg

  Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for "power," Amandla was born in Los Angeles on October 23, 1998, to Karen Brailsford and Tom Stenberg. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry). Amandla landed the first of her Disney catalog modeling shoots when she was four years… Continue reading Feature:Amandla Stenberg

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Feature:DWomoh-Piper Twins

Danielle and Chantelle Dwomoh-Piper are Models, bloggers and Designers based in New York.Since the start of their journey in fashion they have been blazing the fashion trail with features in WWD,Elle SA,Essence,HuffingtonPost, Lucky Magazine, Marie Claire, Buzzfeed and The New York Daily Newspaper, as well as appearances on the Rachael Ray Show, NBC’s Today Show,… Continue reading Feature:DWomoh-Piper Twins

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Queen Latifah Nabs Third Screen Actors Guild Award

All hail the Queen! Queen Latifah just took home the Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for her role in HBO’s Bessie. “I’m in shock right now,” Latifah said in her acceptance speech. “Thank you so much!” Latifah continued in the hopes of inspiring… Continue reading Queen Latifah Nabs Third Screen Actors Guild Award