Born on the South side of Chicago, Tanikia is a writer and actress. She serves as the Director of Communications at Chicago Embassy Church Network. Tanikia is the creator of Good Content Productions which tells stories of Black culture that have been overlooked and forgotten.  Her work has been featured on the TLC Network, ESSENCE, and Huffington Post, just to name a few. Tanikia received her B.F.A. in Media Studies from North Park University with a minor in Africana Studies. Immediately after graduating she interned in Jackson, Mississippi under Dr. John Perkins and transcribed his memoir “Love is the Final Fight”. She also curated events featuring Civil Rights Activists such as Charles Evers, brother of Medgar Evers, and more. When she isn’t writing or on stage, she’s raising her brilliant daughter India and loving on her amazing husband, Stephen.