Amiya Abner is a second-year Broadcast Journalism scholar at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University from Tampa, Florida. As a child, writing and storytelling have always sparked her interest. She currently writes for the university's award-winning Journey Magazine and Famuan newspaper.  Becoming a multimedia journalist and a freelance writer has now become a passion of hers. You can follow Amiya on her Instagram at    @_amiya_a and her YouTube Channel,  “The Orange Room”.
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Regina King’s “One Night in Miami” Makes History as First Black Woman Director at Venice Film Festival

Cheers! “If Beale Street Can Talk” Oscar-winning actress Regina King made history as the first black female director to have a film screened at the 77th annual Venice Film Festival. Describing her directional debut as a make or break moment that could either “open doors or close doors for more black female directors,” King addresses […]

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‘Grown-ish’ Yara Shahidi Launches Production Company with ABC Studios

Watch out world, ABC star Yara Shahidi, is grown now. Based at ABC Studios, Yara Shahidi will be accompanied by her business partner and full-time mother, Keri Shahidi to launch their new production company, 7th Sun. There she will develop and produce scripted and alternative projects for cable television. With her company she wants to […]

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Guess Who? Nicki Minaj Reveals She’s Expecting with New Husband Kenneth Petty

#Preggers. Surprise! Nicki Minaj has revealed her special gift in the oven, and we are not talking about her cooking during the quarantine. Onika Tanya Miraj-Petty, 37, most popularly known as Nicki Minaj posted four images showing off her baby bump in a classic Nicki bob that was an eccentric yellow and a number of […]


Dear Melanin Woman, Your Color Is Your Crown

There are far more than 50 shades of black. So why continue to devalue someone else for not having yours? Black comes in an abundance of captivating shades, yet colorism, color discrimination, and prejudice persist. It becomes a topic that is often thrown under the rug at a table of conversation in the Black community. […]