HM: If you could change or improve anything about the industry what would that be?
TH: Ageism against women. It is starting to change a little, but there is still a massive percentage of roles that realistically should go to someone older that instead go to someone younger. There is a change happening with diversity, and hopefully pay equality for women will be improving. At least there's a light on the issue now, but I feel that women still struggle with ageism a lot. I'm clearly getting to the age where it's
HM: Now, Keith you were one of our favorite "boyfriends" on the hit series, Half and Half. What was your experience like on that show?
KR: From what I remember because it was a long time ago it was a lot of fun.
HM: Are you still in contact with any of the cast members?
KR: I bump into them from time to time around LA.
HM: What do you think of the resurgence of popular shows from the early 90's returning to television? And if you could revive one, which show would it be?
KR: I think it's awesome. I would love to see a remake of "A different world".
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New York, NY May 20, 2019 - The compelling stories of the men surrounding of Korey Wise, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana were exonerated in 2002 after DNA evidence and a confession proved they’d been wrongly convicted of raping Trisha Meili, a 28-year-old white woman, in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. The five black and Latino teens were widely known as the Central Park Five.
When They See Us, gives a perfectly clear view of each of the falsely accused men and their journey. Tune in May 31st on Netflix.
New York, NY June 7, 2019-
If you're in New York City and want the full on experience of viewing women in complete power? Attend the Women's International Film Festival, starting June 8-9. With such films as A Perfect 14 which focuses on the debate of plus size modeling, the terminolgy between straight sized modeling and inclusion. Actress and producer, Erika Alexnader served as one guest panelist for the conference gathering and Super Model and Actress, Liris Cross spoke of her career, triumph and advancing through versatility.
New York, NY May 24, 2019
She's back! That sassy Nola Darling. The entire cast was attended the red carpet screening in style at the Draft House in Brooklyn. Season 2 of She's Gotta Have it, airs on Netflix May 25th.
New York, NY June 10, 2019
Spectrum and CLEO TV held and private screeningof their new series, Cleo Speaks followed by an intimate panel discussion with very influential millenials in the entertainment industry. Necole Kane, Natasha Sonia Alford and Charreah Jackson told heartfelt stories about their trails and tribulations regarding health, wealth and career.
New York, NY June 10, 2019
SHAFT is back! Samuel Jackson the entire cast attended the premiere last in true dapper style. The iconic character, also influenced an entire culture. Richard Roundtree was also in attendance.
Atlanta, GA June 11, 2019
TV One held their private premiere screening for the original biopic film, The Bobby DeBarge Story. The compelling true life events surrounding the late talented songer writer and lead singer of the hit 70's group, "SWITCH" will leave many shocked. Roshon Fegan stars as Debarge. Airs June 29th 9PM EST. Images by Insight Photography
Atlanta, GA June 21, 2019:
Some of Altantas notable community activists, political leaders, influncers and entertainers attended the annual, Black Tie Gala. The Vision Community Foundation honored Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and many community service organizations that strive to elevate the growing yet affluent city. Images by Dallas Jordan
New York, NY July 1, 2019-
The FX hit series, Snowfall premiered at the AMC theater in New York city. The entire cast was in attendance and spoke highly of the late great director, John Singleton during the panel discussion lead by radio personality Ebro Darden.
Snowfall premieres July 10th on The FX Network. Images by Insight Photography
New Orleans, LA July 5, 2019
The BET Network held their annual Immersive Experience during The Essence Festival in New Orleans. Stars such as Michelle Bateau of the new original series First Wives Club, spoke candidly during the panel discussion following the advanced screening. Images by Insight Photography
New York, NY August 27 2019
On Thursday, September 5th in Atlanta, Georgia. The Black Music Honors will take place at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center.
The honorees this year will include Xscape who will receive the Urban Music Icon Award for the platinum selling quartet group’s 25 years in the industry. Yolanda Adams will receive the Gospel Music Icon Award. Culturally intuned group, Arrested Development and chart-topping crooner, Freddie Jackson, whose career has spanned over 33 years, will also be honored. Performing live will be New Jersey's own, Naughty By Nature and Jekalyn Carr to name a few. blackmusichonors.com/
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New York, NY September 23:
The 23rd Annual Urban World Film Festival was held at the AMC Theater in Times Square. Stars from Tyrese Gibson to Meagan Good came out to debut their films. Several panel discussions were offered to aspiring content creators, film makers and actors. Each showcase ended with a 'Q&A' and photo ops. From the Urban World Crew to its' organizers. The festival was incredible with amazingingly produced and directed films, shorts and upcoming television shows.
New York, NY September 23:
The 71st Prime Time Emmy's were held in Los Angeles, California. The red carpet overflowed with glam and smiles. Congratulations to new comer Jharrel Jerome on his powerful performance in the Netflix biopic, 'When They See Us'. The 22 year old New York native won Best Lead Actor In A Limited Series or Movie for his portayal of one of the Exonerated 5 and wrongfully convicted, Korey Wise.