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.
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)
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 http://www.bouncetv.com/ and follow @bouncetv on social media.
See photos from the event below and search #OurImageMediaLegacy on social media for exclusive pics!