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‘Being Mary Jane’ Showrunner Mara Brock Akil Talks Writing at Northwestern

By Lauren Vernea Mara Brock Akil, a Northwestern alumna, successful writer, and TV showrunner, recently returned to campus for the EPICS Speaker Series to discuss her luminous career. Akil, who has always been a role model for me, created iconic TV comedies and dramas such as Girlfriends, The Game, and BET’s first scripted drama Being Mary