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Being Mary Jane is Back Tonight with Season 3 and I’ll Be Watching!

I was at the first screening of the Being Mary Jane movie, 2 years ago in Chicago. Mara Brock Akil, creator and Executive Producer was there answering questions and showing love, and I was excited to be in the room to see what her latest project was about. Mara is …

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ESSENCE Magazine’s Cover with Ava, Issa, Shonda, Debbie and Mara is EVERYTHING!

Lemme tell you something, ESSENCE Magazine. Why must I have to buy each of your issues TWICE? Why, I ask? Lawdt. The magazine is celebrating it’s 45th anniversary with the May 2015 issue. The cover is the dopest, featuring Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Mara Brock Akil, Issa Rae and Debbie Allen. …

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Mara Brock Akil’s ‘Being Mary Jane’ is a Good Look for BET

Yesterday, I attended the Chicago screening for Being Mary Jane, BET’s latest original series, written by Mara Brock Akil (Girlfriends). I was pleasantly surprised at the good time I had, so lemme tell ya about it. I won’t give away any plot points you can’t find out in the show …

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