SAG Panel With Don Cheadle, John Singleton, Taraji P. Henson, Marla Gibbs and Wayne Brady

SAG Panel With Don Cheadle, John Singleton, Taraji P. Henson, Marla Gibbs and Wayne Brady

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Screen Actors Guild and the SAG National Ethnic Employment Opportunities Committee Presents
“The Black Hollywood Experience: Our History… Our Future”

Panel Discussion with Don Cheadle, John Singleton, Taraji P. Henson & Marla Gibbs
Moderated by Wayne Brady

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Event: 7 p.m., Wednesday, February 23 – James Cagney Board Room, SAG

Who: Panel Discussion with Oscar™ nominees, Don Cheadle (Iron Man 2, Crash, Hotel Rwanda), John Singleton (Four Brothers, Boyz in the Hood, Shaft), Taraji P. Henson (The Karate Kid, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Emmy® nominee Marla Gibbs (The Jeffersons, The Hughleys, 227) and casting director Chemin Silvia Bernard, CSA (Fat Albert, Moesha, Martin).

Moderated by: Comedian, game-show host and Emmy® winner Wayne Brady (Let’s Make A Deal).

What: In commemoration of Black History Month, SAG National Ethnic Employment Opportunities Committee presents a panel on African American images in Hollywood, entitled “The Black Hollywood Experience: Our History…Our Future.”

This prestigious group of panelists will address the history and accomplishments of African Americans in film and television as well as their own career-building stories and strategies.

The panel discussion will be preceded by a performance of the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by Grammy winner, Dawnn Lewis (Dreamgirls, A Different World, One Tree Hill, The Secret Life of an American Teenager).

When: 7-9:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Check in begins at 6:30 p.m.
Program begins promptly at 7 p.m.

Where: Screen Actors Guild, James Cagney Room
5757 Wilshire Boulevard, 1st Floor
Los Angeles, Ca  90036
Parking will be validated.

If you are interested in covering this event, please RSVP to Pamela Greenwalt via email at pgreenwalt@sag.org or office (323) 549-6872, cell (323) 440-2892.

For ADA accommodations, please e-mail your request to rsvpdiversity@sag.org no later than February 21.