Spotlighting Yvonne Orji: Nigerian-American Actress Of ‘Insecure’ TV Series Fame

Yvonne Orji plans to put the immigrant struggle into a sitcom. As Issa’s best friend Molly on “Insecure,” Yvonne Orji was catapulted into the spotlight, helping to diversify media representations of black women with a character that was at once educated and driven, and complex and messy...
August 9, 2017
  • Spotlighting Yvonne Orji: Nigerian-American Actress Of ‘Insecure’ TV Series Fame

    As Issa’s best friend Molly on “Insecure,” Yvonne Orji was catapulted into the spotlight, helping to diversify media representations of black women with a character that was at once educated and driven, and complex and messy. Considering her career goals, she’s on the right track already. How did you...
  • Kemi Adetiba Talks ‘The Wedding Party’ With CNN

    Though she has always been active in the creative industry, shooting mostly TV shows, music videos and commercials, film director Kemi Adetiba eventually stamped her authority in the showbiz industry with The Wedding Party, which she directed. And since it was released on cinema, the star-studded has remained the...
  • Hijab-Wearing Model Halima Aden Just Landed Her First Vogue Editorial

    You may not see her on every billboard or follow her on Instagram (although over 200k people do!), but there was one model during fashion week in February who was booking more sought-after gigs than anyone else: Halima Aden. The hijab-wearing, Somali-American model signed with the premiere modeling agency, IMG...
  • Ghana’s Peace Hyde Featured On Huffington Post

    Breaking boundaries and making an impact is what Peace Hyde is constantly doing, so much so that the world is paying attention! Recently listed by the United Nations as the top 100 most influential people of African decent, the media mogul shows no sign of slowing down. In a...
  • Maria Borges Became First African Cover Girl On Elle Magazine This Century

    Its been Twenty years since Elle’s U.S. edition featured an African model on the cover of its magazine. Maria Borges became the girl to change that. Borges was born in Angola, and was raised by her siblings during he Angolan Civil War.  Borges has walked runways for Dior, Balmain,...

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