Mara Brock Akil Quotes

I love writing about black women, but if you go beyond that, we're human beings - and because we're human beings, it's universal for everybody.

Love Quotes, Women Quotes

Being black, Latino, or Asian is not a genre. Romantic comedies, thrillers, action - those are genres. I think there's a lot of people who want to have the conversation. I don't think people are afraid of it, I just think it's the time to have that conversation. Race is not a genre.

Romantic Quotes, Action Quotes, Time Quotes

Any form of media is an opportunity to be a mirror and reflection of what we are experiencing more in the details of our life. What makes it fun and unique in a lot of ways is how that journey is changing just by the mere fact of the current time.

Life Quotes, Fun Quotes, Opportunity Quotes, Time Quotes, Reflection Quotes


A staple of my personality is that I want what I want - and I'm willing to do without until I get it.

Personality Quotes

We still have a lot of work to do in American culture. More open-mindedness is happening - in some cases rapidly, in some, slowly.

American Quotes, Work Quotes, Mind Quotes

I think pregnancy, like life, is what you make it. I received a good hand. I'm thankful and blessed and so peaceful and can't wait to welcome my son.

Life Quotes

If you want something, work hard for it, go after it. I can't worry about all the 'no's, because I believe there's a yes, and I've been very fortunate to find those in my career and made the most of those opportunities.

Work Quotes, Worry Quotes

I'm not afraid of stereotypes. There are some truths to it - but the problem is that people keep sort of owning that one thing to be the truth.

Truth Quotes