Salim Akil

Look: There’s a New Sexy Black Superhero on the Block

Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil are back with "Black Lightning."

Experience The Best!

Check out the guests who will be at BET Experience!

Mara Brock Akil: 'We're in Conversation About What's Going On With Our People in America'

The Being Mary Jane creator on the current racial unrest.

BET Announces Four New Series in Development

New shows from the Akils, Jeanette Jenkins and more.
Mara Brock Akil, Being Mary Jane

BET Original Movie Being Mary Jane to Open Urbanworld Film Fest

Gabrielle Union stars in the film.

Diggy Simmons Gets Original Movie Pilot

It's a BET film produced by Mara Brock and Salim Akil.
Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil

The Akils Get Black Film Festival Spotlight

The power couple are featured at the 16th Annual ABFF.

Richard Roundtree and Aaron D. Spears Join Single Black Female

Actors round out new BET series.