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Diverse Representation Plans To Hold Program To Transform Black Professionals Into Entertainment Executives

Black professionals will be taking root in the entertainment sector. According to a press release sent to AfroTech, Diverse Representation will host its second annual Black Entertainment Executives Pipeline program set to run from July 11-August 16, 2022. Twelve participants will have access to leading industry executives including Ty Cameron (President, Ebony Studios), Jelani Johnson (EVP, Content Strategy, MACRO), and Joe Aiken (Executive, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in addition to hands-on experience. The six-week program will be offered in-person for those living in Los Angeles, CA, and virtually to reach potential participants across the nation. “This first-of-its-kind program is an invaluable resource for any Black professional or creative interested in pursuing a career as an executive in the television or film industry,” said Jaia Thomas, Esq., founder and president of Diverse Representation, according to a press release. “This is the only program of its kind in the...

Samantha Dorisca

Jun 29, 2022

Deion Sanders Teams Up With Aflac For Initiative To Help Tackle Medical Debt For Communities Of Color

Deion Sanders is helping to work against the medical debt gap for marginalized communities in a new initiative. Adweek reports that as Aflac’s brand ambassador, the NFL legend is teaming up with the insurance company to “address overwhelming medical disparities in America.”

Ngozi Nwanji

Jan 24, 2022