|Born||Abiola Wednesday Abrams
1976 (age 36–37)
|Occupation||author, filmmaker, TV personality|
|Known for||Television talking head, books, blogging, Video blogging|
Abiola Abrams (born July 29, 1976) is an American TV host, internet personality, art filmmaker, and author. She is the author of Dare, a love story retelling of Faust set in the hip hop world and creator of a lifestyle blog and web video series at AbiolaTV.com.
Abiola also appears on My Two Cents, a panel-style show also on her network's Centric, formerly BET J.
She has hosted or co-hosted such shows as the syndicated The Source: All Access, Source Magazine's hip hop show, and Chat Zone, an HBO interstitial talk show billed as Politically Incorrect for the MTV set, and appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as a part of his red carpet interview coverage of The 2007 BET Awards in Los Angeles.
Her mini-films, documentaries, and plays have been shown and performed in galleries, festivals, theaters, and museums throughout the US, Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean.
Her writing is featured in playwright/activist Eve Ensler's current anthology A Memory, A Monologue a Rant and A Prayer (ISBN 978-0-345-49791-8) alongside such writers as Maya Angelou, Edward Albee, Alice Walker, and Edwidge Danticat.
In addition, essays by Abiola Abrams will be featured in the upcoming anthologies Behind the Bedroom Door, edited by Paula Derrow, and Dirty Words: An Encyclopedia of Sex, edited by Ellen Sussman. Abiola Abrams is the founder of The Goddess Factory, a fun, inspirational movement to motivate and empower primarily women, but also people of all backgrounds, culturally, emotionally, politically and sexually. In addition to her personal blog she writes for several publications and websites.
She is a first generation Guyanese-American who was raised in New York City. Abrams earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Sarah Lawrence College and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Vermont College.
Abrams is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.
- Abiola Abrams' Blog
- Official Site
- Abiola Abrams at the Internet Movie Database
- Simon & Schuster Page
- Eve Ensler Anthology
- Official BlackPlanet Page
- Dare Book Review
- Abiola hosts African American Literary Awards AALBC
- Largehearted Boy Article