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Women are a force to be reckoned with, and we will tell you why. Today, we celebrate with another Women’s History Month spotlight featuring actress and writer, Cassandra Freeman, for her contributions in tv and film. Check out her gallery inside.

Essence Magazine's 2021 filmmaker to watch, Lawerence "LAW" Watford has secured rights to the book The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age by Patrick Parr. To celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday and the federal holiday, read more about how Watford plans to adapt the book for television.

From acclaimed writer, producer and restaurateur, Eddie Huang, premieres his directorial debut BOOGIE. The film appeared in theaters last Friday (Mar. 5) and we were able to sit down with Huang to discuss the film's inspiration, Pop Smoke's posthumous acting debut and the New York culture displayed within the film.

Lena Waithe's production company, Hillman Grad Productions announces that it is welcoming aspiring creators to apply for its 2021 Hillman Grad Mentorship Lab. This unique program will afford the 2021 Class the first opportunity to go through the official Hillman Grad Mentorship Lab.