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Salim Akil, co-creator of OWN’s hit series, Love Is, has been sued by a woman who claims to have had a 10-year-relationship with the Black Lightning showrunner. Amber Dixon Brennan filed a lawsuit against Akil earlier this week that accuses him of repeated “non-consensual assault and battery.” The court documents reveal that Brennan contends she […]

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  Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil are some of our favorite content creators and we can’t get enough of their hit show, Love Is.  The series that has already been green-lit for a second season by OWN is based on the lives of its creators but one woman claims the couple behind hits like […]

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The best superhero show on television returns tonight with the season 2 premiere of Black Lightning. The CW series that stars Cress Williams and is helmed by Salim Akil is bringing it big time in its second season. We caught up with the man who stars as Jefferson Pierce/ Black Lightning, a high school principal […]

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The first season of OWN’S Love Is__ is filled with twists and turns and although the season has ended, the discussions don’t stop. Co-hosts Natasha S. Alford and Enitan Bereola II  break down the finale and all the highlights. A major moment in the season finale is when Nuri (played by Michele Weaver) gets proposed […]

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It’s the end of season one for our favorite 90’s love story on television, OWN’s Love Is__ — produced by Mara Brock Akil (Girlfriends, Being Mary Jane, The Game) and Salim Akil (Black Lightning)– but the discussion isn’t over. theGrio’s Natasha Alford and special guest: Author and entrepreneur, Enitan Bereola II, get in-depth about Nuri […]

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  There haven’t been many (if any) projects helmed by real life power couple Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil that we haven’t thoroughly enjoyed and it’s no surprise that their latest project Love Is is at the top of our list of must-see TV this summer. Here are just a few reasons to tune […]

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