The shooting deaths of Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, and five police officers in Dallas, has inspired producer-director Salim Akil to write an ope...
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Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil have signed a three-year overall deal with Warner Bros TV....
For the second consecutive year, Ava DuVernay teamed up with more than 40 fellow independent filmmakers to interact with fans and friends via their Tw...
Audiences are anxiously awaiting the highly anticipated BET scripted drama Being Mary Jane, the latest offering from show runner Mara Brock Akil, who is creator and executive producer of the show.
We're best friends, beyond being married we enjoy being together. He inspires me as an artist, plus he's sexy on top of it! I think that the challenge is balancing life together.
From June 20th to the 23rd, my goal was to learn as much about the film industry as possible; to see it through the eyes of the artists, hear it in their voices, see their visions on the big screen, and to gauge the audiences reaction.
The film doesn't try to put a copycat "urban" tag on the proceedings, but instead tells an interesting story free of Hollywood's often narrow depictions of African-Americans.
This season of BET's The Game will not only entertain. It will be a testament that the black community does in fact have a voice -- and that voice has the power to affect change.
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