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  • Issa Rae Teams Up With Larry Wilmore for New HBO Comedy Series

    Aug 7, 13 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *Issa Rae is definitely a woman who knows how to create opportunities for herself. It was not so long ago that she developed her now successful webseries, “The Misadventures Of Awkward Black Girl,” and now she is teaming up with Larry Wilmore, a correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” to co-write a comedy series project for HBO, […]

  • Kenya Moore Talks Black TV Images on ‘Harris Perry’ (Watch)

    Jul 8, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *A segment of MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry” show on Sunday featured “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kenya Moore among a panel of guests discussing the images of black women on reality television. Also on the panel, broadcasting live from the Essence Festival experience at the New Orleans Morial Convention center, were theGrio’s managing editor Joy-Ann […]

  • Malinda Williams, Rene Syler Co-Host ‘exhale’ Talk Show (Promo)

    Jun 25, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *ASPiRE announces the world premiere of its first original weekly talk series, “exhale,” with a small “e.” Hosted by five African American women of note – journalist and media maven Angela Burt-Murray; actress and comedian Erin Jackson; director, writer and actress Issa Rae; blogger, author and TV anchor Rene Syler; and actress Malinda Williams – […]

  • Does Issa Rae Cross the Line with New Michelle Obama Series? (Watch)

    Jan 5, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 11 Comments


    *Issa Rae is walking on a tight rope, balancing her comedy and homage in her new series “The Michelle Obama Diaries,” which premiered last week. It’s a comedic series that has some people warning that it could be teetering over the disrespectful side of things. “Everybody loves Michelle. Michelle is like every person in the […]

  • Shonda Rhimes and Issa Rae Bring Another Original Series to ABC

    Oct 2, 12 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *You gotta give major props to Shonda Rhimes. As successful as she has become, as the writer and creative force behind television megahits like “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice” and “Scandal,” she and partner, Betsy Beers continue to look for and find original programming, from unknown creative people, to bring to the small screen. Kudos ladies! Under […]

  • Does Anyone Know the ‘Awkward Black Girl?’ (Video)

    Sep 13, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *A lot of us know awkward people. We might feel a bit awkward ourselves. But, there is an awkward black girl out there that is shaking up the world, one monitor at a time. She’s going through all of those awkward moments that we may have experienced at one time or another and is showing […]