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Mara Brock Akil is Done ‘Begging’ Studios to Finance a ‘Girlfriends’ Movie

Mara Brock Akil is Done ‘Begging’ Studios to Finance a ‘Girlfriends’ Movie

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 20, 2018

Girlfriends creator Mara Brock Akil knows just how much fans want to see Joan, Toni, Lynn and Maya reunited, either on the small or... Read More

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Watch Trailer for Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil’s New OWN Drama, ‘Love Is___’

by Teddy Grant   May 15, 2018

The trailer for OWN’s new drama series Love Is__, from Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, is finally here. The show stars Michele Weaver and... Read More

Mara Brock Akil & Salim Akil’s ‘Love Is ___’ to Debut on OWN

Mara Brock Akil & Salim Akil’s ‘Love Is ___’ to Debut on OWN

by Aramide Tinubu   Jul 25, 2017

Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil are headed to OWN with their new hour-long drama based on their relationship, 'Love Is ___' Read More

‘Being Mary Jane’: How We’ve All Been THAT Girl

‘Being Mary Jane’: How We’ve All Been THAT Girl

by Tiana Jorman   Dec 16, 2015

Yesterday, BET aired the Season 3 finale of Mara Brock Akil’s hit series, Being Mary Jane. One thing's for sure: rarely do women get the opportunity to... Read More

Color of Change Turns 10, Black-Tie Style [PHOTOS]

Color of Change Turns 10, Black-Tie Style [PHOTOS]

by #teamEBONY   Oct 08, 2015

Color of Change, the progressive civil rights advocacy organization, celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a gala at New York City’s Gotham Hall this past... Read More

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A Girlfriends Movie Coming Soon?

by Jezebel   Oct 17, 2014

In an interview with Nicole Bitchie, Girlfriends star Golden Brooks discussed the possibility of taking the show to the big screen: Oh my gosh,... Read More

‘Being Mary Jane’ Season One Wrapup: Hero or ‘Ho’rrendous?

‘Being Mary Jane’ Season One Wrapup: Hero or ‘Ho’rrendous?

by Kweli I. Wright   Feb 26, 2014

Last night, Being Mary Jane creator Mara Brock Akil dropped the pen and walked off the proverbial stage with a smile… or at least... Read More

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Meet Black Hollywood’s Behind the Scenes Power Players

by Kelley L. Carter   Feb 06, 2013

Check out the behind-the-scenes power players who help to create and shape the image of African-Americans in film:  Jeff Clanagan Jeff Clanagan, who is... Read More

Original ‘Sparkle’ Star Lonette McKee on Life After Making a Classic

Original ‘Sparkle’ Star Lonette McKee on Life After Making a Classic

by Souleo   Aug 16, 2012

It’s been over 30 years since actress Lonette McKee debuted on the silver screen in a skintight red dress, performed a seductive number entitled... Read More

BET Renews “The Game”

BET Renews “The Game”

by #teamEBONY   Apr 11, 2012

BET's hit show "The Game" will be returning next fall. With a phenomenal cast that includes Tia Mowry Hardrict, Hosea Chanchez, Pooch Hall, Wendy Raquel... Read More