Producer, OWN Studios It’s been a fabulous Black History Month: Obama is living well, the Oscars were #SoMoonLit....it’s only fitting we end with a blast of phenomenal Black Girl Magic. Not only is our final feature Black History in the Making- she develops the stories of others making Black History before our eyes including Queen-Mother Oprah Winfrey! Corinne Gilliard is a rapidly rising Hollywood producer we’ve had our eyes on for over a decade. NBT

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Lena Waithe is writing about the Black experience in a way that we respect, showing the diversity between Black millennials and giving opportunities to young actors of color, like our past favorite Ashley Blaine Featherson. She’s been referred to as the “Black Lena Dunham” but she is so much more than that. Talented, smart and about to blow up, Lena Waithe is the Next Big

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