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Ballerific Woman: Courtney Kemp Agboh, Television Writer, Producer, & Creator of the Hit Show ‘Power’

– Blogged By @Climb_This_Hill

In a perfect world, people of color would be presented the same opportunities as their white counterparts. Unfortunately, this world is far from perfect, however, there are people, more specifically women, who have dedicated their time, money and education to make a positive change. They’ve used their experiences and their encounters with injustices to fight and/or create more opportunities for their children and their children’s children, in an effort to make the world a better place. This is #BlackExcellence. These are #BallerificWomen.
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One of those special individuals is
Courtney Kemp Agboh.
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If you haven’t heard of Courtney Kemp Agboh, you most definitely have heard of her masterpiece of a show, ‘Power.’
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Along with the hit show centered around crime, drama, and unexpected thrills — Ms. Courtney has also contributed her creative writing skills to: The Good Wife, Eli Stone, Justice, and the remake of the classic family movie, Beauty and the Beast.
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Originally from Westport, Connecticut, Courtney found herself interested in the work of William Shakespeare at an early age, and by 10, she was writing in-depth tales of her own.
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After high school, she earned her college degree at Brown University, and then went on to earn her master’s at Columbia University shortly after.
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Once Courtney graduated with an English Literature degree, she knew it was time to put her growing passion and hard work to the test.
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At 26, she ventured off to Los Angeles, where she landed her first major job as a writer for the hit Fox series, ‘The Bernie Mac Show.’
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This sparked the eyes of Hollywood executives, and destiny followed when she pitched her idea for a show about a hardcore drug dealer, turned successful businessman, to future executive producers —  50 Cent, and Mark Canton.
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The show was eventually picked up by the major cable network, Starz, and the rest is history.
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Despite the few road bumps throughout the years, the show has broken records, won awards — one being for, “Outstanding Drama Series,” and has opened doors for Courtney that she never expected to knock on.
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With a record breaking 2.26 million viewers for the show at one point, Ms. Courtney Kemp Agboh, has proven that dreams can become a reality with hard work, motivation, the want to learn, and most importantly, the want to grow.
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Starz has recently announced that, ‘Power ,’ will return for its highly anticipated 5th season on July 1, 2018.

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