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Salim Akil Abuse Accuser Amber Dixon Brenner, Pleased OWN Canceled ‘Love Is__’

With her legal counsel present, Amber Dixon Brenner spoke with Deadline about her accusations and lawsuit filed against executive producer, screenwriter, and showrunner S…

OWN’s ‘Love Is…’ Has Been Axed Amid Salim Akil Abuse Allegations

The second season of OWN Network’s  Love Is__ has been canceled, amid the recent abuse allegations against co-creator Salim Akil. Variety reports the allegations played…

OWN’s ‘Love Is___’ Proves Love Is Everything You Want But Nothing You Expect

Happily Ever After has almost become folklore in today’s dating age. Tenderness has been replaced with technology and doting upon one another now goes down in the DMs…

First Take: Mara Brock Akil’s Blueprint For Running Your Own Show

Mara Brock Akil has made it her business to tell our stories. Inspired by The Cosby Show and A Different World, the Kansas City-raised writer, producer and show runner…

5 Reasons to Watch ‘Being Mary Jane’ Starring Gabrielle Union

BET is ready to bring the drama to Tuesday night television with the return of The Game and it’s newest show, Being Mary Jane. The show will highlight Gabrielle Union’s…

[Movie Review] “Sparkle”: Dreams Really Are Fate

Ben Okri, the famed post-modern novelist, once said: “We plan our lives according to a dream that came to us in our childhood and we find that life alters our plans…