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Marsai Martin’s Saturdays Is a Love Letter to Brown-Skinned Girls

“I always want to make sure that young Black girls are in the forefront and see themselves in anything that they do…I’m creating stuff that I wish I saw when I was younger, and that is highlighting our beautiful Black queens.” — Marsai Martin, Actor, Executive Producer Marsai Martin is in her bag. She first […]

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Marsai Martin Has an Office Rule for Produced Projects: ‘No Black Pain’

Marsai Martin went behind-the-scenes with the creators of got milk? to serve as creative advisor, AKA Boss Lady to Glass Half Full News on Thursday, September 10, 2020.Photo: Rachel Murray Framingheddu/Getty Images for California Milk Processor Board (got milk?) (Getty Images) Marsai Martin has made quite the mark in Hollywood and she’s making sure it […]

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Mogul-in-the-Making Marsai Martin Graces the First Cover of Essence Girls United

Image: Ramona Rosales for Essence Girls United A bonafide star since she first appeared on the hit ABC sitcom Black-ish at the age of 10, watching Marsai Martin come into her own as become its own joy. Advertisement The 16-year-old actress, who most recently executive produced and starred in Little alongside Issa Rae and Regina […]

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Marsai Martin To Create Series About Influential Black Women

Actress and executive producer Marsai Martin is using her artistry as an avenue to amplify the stories of Black women. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Genius Productions founder has a new project in the works that will highlight the journeys of influential women of color. The unscripted television project—which has a working title dubbed […]

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We’re Sensing a Pattern Here: Tracee Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington and More Center Black Hair This September

Screenshot: Djeneba Aduayom (Elle Magazine Heads up—if you hadn’t heard, our tresses are trending this month. A number of famous and brilliant women have put their heads together to discuss one of the most specific and polarizing aspects of Black beauty—our hair. Advertisement Earlier this week, Glamour magazine debuted their groundbreaking September cover story, which […]

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Netflix Announces Family Book Series Hosted by Marley Dias; Cast Includes Lupita Nyong’o, Marsai Martin, Tiffany Haddish and Common

Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices (2020)Photo: Courtesy of Netflix It’s Lit!It’s Lit!Where all things literary live on The Root Turn the page and get into this news! Netflix has announced it will debut Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices, a new young children and family series hosted by author and activist Marley Dias! Advertisement The 2019 Young Futurist […]

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Actress Marsai Martin To Host Quibi Talk Show

Actress Marsai Martin is continuing to solidify herself as a power player in the entertainment industry. According to Deadline, the black-ish star will be the new host of a talk show on Quibi. The show—dubbed Tiny Talk Show—will be produced by Art & Industry. Martin, who will serve as one of the executive producers, will […]

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Kenya Barris Is Milking It for All It’s Worth-Ish; Planning 1 More -Ish Spinoff

Kenya Barris attends the premiere of Columbia Pictures’ “Bad Boys For Life” on January 14, 2020 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Jon Kopaloff (Getty Images) Kenya Barris is busy AF. In a recent interview with Deadline, Barris talked about the critique he’s received for #BlackAF, the stark difference between being at Netflix versus ABC and the other […]

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