Essence Magazine’s May 2015 “Game Changers” issue is celebrating five of the most powerful storytellers of our day: Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Debbie Allen, Mara Brock Akil and Issa Rae.
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Issa Rae will soon make her book debut with a collection of essays named after her award–winning hit series ‘The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl,’ out February 2015.
Forget helping SNL with its “diversity problem.” It’s time for Black women to move on.
Issa Rae (‘Awkward Black Girl’) has been tapped to take on the role of Nina Simone for an upcoming biopic on playwright, author, activist, and Nina’s close friend Lorraine Hansberry, most known for her 1959 play A Raisin in the Sun.
It didn’t take long for a petition to surface against Tyler Perry’s new shows ‘The Haves And The Have Nots’ and ‘Love Thy Neighbor’ on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN.