20 Talented Black Women you Should Know in Entertainment

The entertainment industry isn't one known for always being so diverse. But despite the obstacles Black women always find a way to show up and show out. These 20 women are breaking barriers in media, TV, film and music, and are inspiring girls all over. 

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Here are 20 women you should know excelling in the entertainment industry: 

Gia Peppers -  Entertainment journalist and on-air talent

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Nina Parker - Television host

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Kela Walker - TV host, producer and style authority

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Maura Chanz - Actress, director and model

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Amanda Booz - Actress, television host and producer

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Tiffany Haddish - Comedian

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Scottie Beam - Digital Producer

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Samantha Callender - Entertainment journalist

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Karen Civil -  Entertainment media maven, Author

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Sylvia Obell - Entertainment reporter at Buzzfeed

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Jas Waters - Writer and director

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Iyana Robertson - Music editor at BET

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Tracy Y. Oliver - Television writer and producer

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Kelly L. Carter - Senior Enrertainment reporter for ESPN's The Undefeated

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Courtney A. Kemp - Television writer, Creator of Power on Starz. 

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Yara Shahidi - Actress, star of Blackish

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Amy Aniobi - Television writer and producer, Insecure

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Robin Thede - Comedian and writer, host of The Rundown on BET

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Misha Green  - Co-creator and executive producer of The Underground

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Kesha Lee- Audio engineer  

     

 

 

 

Who are some women you admire in the entertainment industry?