Actress/Director/Filmmaker

Letitia Wright

10 Aug: Letitia Wright Stars As Activist Altheia Jones In “Mangrove Nine” True Story

Letitia Wright is fighting for justice in the first trailer for “Mangrove.” Amazon Prime Video released the first look at the Small Axe episode on Thursday.   The Guyanese actress and Black Panther Star,  plays the role of Altheia Jones-LeCointe a Trinidadian physician and research scientist also known for her role as a leader of the British Black Panther Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. “Mangrove” tells the true story of the Mangrove Nine, a group of Black activists who clashed with London…

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27 Oct: Guyanese-American Actress and Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter Dawnn Lewis Returns to Broadway

Proud Guyanese-American and Brooklyn native,  Dawnn Lewis, best known for her strong and compassionate character Jaleesa Vinson in the hugely-popular 90s sitcom, A Different World, and for her current co-starring role in the HULU reboot of the Veronica Mars series has returned to Broadway as Zelma Bullock, Tina Turner’s mother in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical. Dawnn grew up in the Bedford-Stuyvesant and Flatbush sections of Brooklyn and is excited about returning to Broadway, spending…

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26 Oct: She Rocks! Viktoria I.V. King is Breaking Down Barriers In the Filmmaking Industry

Today the film industry still struggles to include female filmmakers and director, but Viktoria I.V. King is determined not to let that keep her from behind the camera, and from seeing her work on screen. The 29-year-old award-winning British-American Director, Producer, Writer and Photographer has a passion for storytelling through filmmaking.  She has directed and produced multiple projects for Theatre (plays, musicals, opera), and Film (award-winning feature film & web series, short films, commercials and music…

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08 Oct: She Rocks! Ebonee Noel of CBS New “FBI” Drama Series Has Strong Guyanese Roots

You may have recently seen Ebonee Noel staring as Kristen Chazal, a smart tech savvy analyst in the new CBS gripping 13-episode drama series, “FBI”.  The Harlem-born actress is also known for her role in the ABC’s drama “Still Star-Crossed” as Livia Capulet. Other TV credits include “Wrecked,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Eye Candy” from Jason Blum, and a supporting role in the independent feature “Long Nights, Short Mornings.” Ebonee is the daughter of Guyanese parents, Cheryl E. Noel…

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19 Sep: Letitia Wright Glows In Gold At the Emmys

Letitia Wright is having a fantastic 2018.  Not only was she in one of the biggest movies of the year,  she’s also an Emmy nominee!  The 24 year-old Black Panther actress was nominated  for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series for her role as Nish in Black Mirror.  Last night Photographer Basia Bowen captured the Emmy nominee getting ready for the ceremony with her beloved grandmother, Ms. Claudette. According to Vogue UK, after floating…

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18 Aug: She Rocks! Deborah Cox Honored as a “Legend” in August Issue of Never Apart Magazine

In the August 2018 Issue,  Never Apart Magazine has bestowed Deborah Cox with the well-deserved title of “Legend.” The grammy-nominated singer and actress was born in Toronto, Canada to Guyanese parents.  Never Apart is a non-profit organization in Montréal, Québec, Canada, determined to bring about social change and spiritual awareness through cultural programming with global reach and impact.  Here is her interview with Tranna Wintour for the Magazine’s Legend Series.  What becomes a legend most? Is…

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04 Mar: Kylie Bunbury Talks Game Night with Ebony Magazine

In a departure from her dramatic roots, Kylie Bunbury stars alongside Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams in upcoming comedy Game Night.  Kylie is the daughter of legendary Guyanese-Canadian soccer player, Alex Bunbury.  In this exclusive interview with EBONY, Bunbury breaks down her relationship with on-screen hubby, Lamorne Morris, her introduction to the comedy game and why it’s important to show Black women in all of their greatness. Tell me a bit about Game Night’s Michelle &…

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14 Feb: Actress Shaunette Renée Wilson Brings More Guyanese Girl Magic to Black Panther Movie!

On the eve of the release of Marvel’s Studios Black Panther, Guyanese across the globe are beaming with pride as actress Letitia Wright gets ready to light up the big screen in her starring role as Shuri. Well little did we know that there’s another Guyanese girl, with a not so prominent role in the movie, but who also deserves to be celebrated. Meet actress Shaunette Renée Wilson who plays a member of Dora Milaje, a Wakanda’s elite special forces unit,…

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30 Dec: Guyanese-born, London-raised, Letitia Wright, Among Actresses to Watch in 2018

Vogue.com has named Letitia Wright as one of the actresses to watch in 2018.  According to the fashion and beauty website, the Guyanese-born, London-raised actress will conquer the silver screen alongside Chadwick Boseman in 2018’s Black Panther before reprising her role as Shuri in Avengers: Infinity War. Expect her to swap out her superhero duds for pieces from Burberry and Prada. Back in February we shared that Letitia landed a role in the 2018 Marvel Comics…

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08 Dec: She Rocks! Meet Okema Moore, Actress, Singer, Producer & Founder of Moore than Enuff, LLC

Okema Moore has conquered many of the things she set out to do in life.  Beginning in entertainment on the famous children’s show, Sesame Street, Okema knew at an early age that she wanted to sing and act. Over the years she has opened for classic artists including Joe and SWV, sang backgrounds for Musiq Soul Child, and has been mentored by the likes of a vocal coach to the stars Ankh Rah and Grammy-winning writer/producer Carvin Haggins. Okema…