‘Black = Culture’ Celebrates Black Television And Film Pioneers Mara Brock Akil And Malcom D. Lee

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Black = Culture is a social-first series dedicated to film and television pioneers who’ve put Black representation at the forefront of their work. Throughout history, these bold innovators have played important roles in amplifying and elevating the Black experience for Black audiences.

As a storyteller, Mara Brock Akil stands up in Blackness. Akil is the creator of BET’s hit show The Game, she won a BET comedy award for her work on Girlfriends, she wrote on Fox’s hit show South Central and continues to include the Black experience in her creative output.

Filmmaker Malcom D Lee, is the visionary behind the films The Best ManGirls Trip and Space Jam: A New Legacy. Lee founded Blackmaled Productions, which is also dedicated to creating media that focuses African American culture.

Learn more about Akil’s achievements and what’s next on the horizon in the Black = Culture footage below.

 

Learn more about Lee’s achievements and what’s next on the horizon in the Black = Culture footage below.

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