Black Girls Rock 2013

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  • Black Girls Rock 2013
  • Mara Brock Akil
  • Misty Copeland
  • Venus Williams
  • Ameena Matthews
  • Marian Wright Edelman
  • Patti Labelle
  • M.A.D. Girls (Making A Difference)
  • Ty-Licia Hooker
  • Brooklyn Wright
  • Mary Pat Hector

Shot Caller: Mara Brock Akil

Having gotten her start almost 20 years ago as a TV writer for the series South Central, Mara Brock Akil has become synonymous with the ability to produce impactful TV series that are relevant to the community. The Jamie Foxx Show, Girlfriends, The Game and BET's upcoming drama Being Mary Jane are all franchises which bare her name and all of which resound with fans of all ages.

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