Mahogany L. Browne is a poet and author coordinating the Women of the World Poetry Slam at New York's Pratt Institute. She gives her Brief But Spectacular take on "Black Girl Magic" and the struggles facing African-American women in modern society.

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Danai Gurira is a playwright and performer who wants to make sure women of color don't search in vain for stories they can relate to. Her latest play, "Eclipsed," is premiering on Broadway, and she also has a starring role in AMC's "The Walking Dead." Gur...

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You may know him as "Billy On The Street" but there's more to comedian Billy Eichner than meets the eye. He gives his Brief but Spectacular take on the most difficult person he knows: himself.

Duration: 02:46

She's written about Jimi Hendrix, Toni Morrison and Dave Chappelle, but essayist and critic Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah says she's more interested in the moments that these legends have been true to themselves. Ghansah offers her Brief but Spectacular take on f...

Duration: 02:39