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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: 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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Nikki Woods’ Keys to Success: Build Your Brand and Become a Legacy

BlackEnterprise.com recently had the pleasure of meeting media personality, entrepreneur, and current Senior Producer for The Tom Joyner Morning Show – Nikki Woods(@NikkiWoods). The Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS) is the #1 syndicated urban morning show in the nation, reaching over 8 million people daily. Beginning her career almost twenty years ago in television, and… Continue reading Nikki Woods’ Keys to Success: Build Your Brand and Become a Legacy

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Niya Brown-Matthews Reveals ‘The Boss In You’ Tips for Young Women

When Niya Brown-Matthews grew frustrated with watching the negative images of women fighting on television; particularly reality shows, she sprung into action within three months, writing The Boss in You, a motivational guide to becoming the CEO of yourself. Brown-Matthews, a two-time breast cancer survivor, is married to former NFL star Eric Matthews, and she… Continue reading Niya Brown-Matthews Reveals ‘The Boss In You’ Tips for Young Women

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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: 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