[24Wired.com] Creator of ‘The Game’ Talks Leadership as a Black Woman
Mara Brock Akil, the creator and executive producer of The Game, discussed what it takes to be a good writer. She said that it’s particularly important to have a point of view before setting pen to paper. Akil said that what her passionate about writing was the lack of representation for black women in media. (Watch)
[MadameNoire.com] Is There Sexism When We Discuss Weight Issues in The Black Community?
In blogs, on television and in news articles. Everyone wants black women to get fit, especially men. Boris Kodjoe once went on an ill-advised and bone-headed Twitter tirade/rant aimed at overweight black women. And NPR even ran a piece a couple of months ago on how half of African-American women in the U.S. are obese. (Read)
[HipHopWired.com] Waka Flocka Flame Covers and Takes Over Spin Magazine
With Triple F Life coming this Summer, Waka Flocka Flame lands on the cover of Spin Magazine. Not only does he snatch the cover but the staff over at the publication were crazy enough to let Flocka run amok as the magazine’s acting editorial director for a little while leading to pure hilarity. (Watch)
[StyleBlazer.com] StyleBlazer Approved: Rebecca Minkoff Debuts Summer Stunners
Designer Rebecca Minkoff made her name in the fashion world off of the strength of her amazing handbags and trendy accessories which have earned her brand a cult-like following among celebs and stylish ladies everywhere. (Read)