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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Issa Rae Talks Turning Down Hollywood

Most are familiar with the director, producer, and overall talent Issa Rae, as she captivated the hearts and interests of black girls everywhere with her digital creation, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl back in 2011, but in a recent interview with New York Times Magazine, fans got a closer look at the quirkiness that… Continue reading Issa Rae Talks Turning Down Hollywood

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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