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Actress Yara Shahidi Talks Diversity In Television During Bounce TV’s Black History Month Discussion

It’s time for a little #BlackGirlMagic

Yara Shahidi from Black-ish explained “Why Diversity Matters” in a presentation during a Black History Month discussion hosted by Bounce TV and Omnicom Media Group.

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The evening, entitled “Black History: Our Image, Our Media, Our Legacy,” included a keynote speech by Martin Luther King III and discussion centered around diversity in television.

Held at Helen Mills Event Space in New York City, Yara Shahidi also gave input during a panel discussion moderated by broadcast journalist Ed Gordon. Other panelists included Tiffany R. Warren (SVP Chief Diversity Officer for Omnicom Group, Founder and President of ADCOLOR), Dabo Che (‎Executive Creative Director at Spike DDB), Marissa Nance (‎Director, Multicultural Content Marketing & Strategic Partnerships – ‎OMD USA), Len Burnett (CEO, Uptown Magazine), Roger Bobb (CEO, Bobbcat Films)

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Watch Yara Shahidi tonight for more #BlackExcellence in a special hour-long Black Lives Matter episode of “Black-ish”. And for more information on BOUNCE TV, visit and follow @bouncetv on social media.

See photos from the event below and search #OurImageMediaLegacy on social media for exclusive pics!

Bernard Smalls


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