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    Casts of STARZ’s Hit Series Power, Survivor’s Remorse, and Ash vs. Evil Dead, to Highlight Diversity in Media at the 46th Annual Legislative Conference The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to Serve as Co-Host

    Sep 16, 2016

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Shrita Hernandez
    202.263.2812
    media@cbcfinc.org

     

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 8 a.m.—The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) will bring cast members of STARZ’s network hit shows Power, Survivor’s Remorse, and Ash vs. Evil Dead to its 46th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) to discuss the importance of diversity in media.

    Please join talent from all three shows, who will share the trials and tribulations of being in the creative industry and provide some insights into what’s next for their characters.

    The panel will take place at the Washington Convention Center Exhibit Hall, Theater Stage from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm.  The Exhibit Hall is open to the public.

     

    WHAT:           ALC Exhibit Hall, Theater Stage

     

    WHO:            

    John Gibson, Director of Diversity and Multicultural Outreach, MPAA

    Omari Hardwick, Actor, Power

    Naturi Naughton, Actress, Power

    Erica Ash, Actress, Survivor’s Remorse

    RonReaco Lee, Actor, Survivor’s Remorse

    Teyonah Parris, Actress, Survivor’s Remorse

    Jessie Usher, Actor, Survivor’s Remorse

    Ray Santiago, Actor, Ash vs. Evil Dead

     

     

    WHEN:           11:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

     

    WHERE:        Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Exhibit Hall, Theater Stage

                

    To register for the ALC, visit cbcfinc.org/alc. For media registration or if you are a member of the media seeking credentials to events for reporting purposes, please visit http://bit.ly/2bGo3Dr.

     

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    ABOUT THE ALC

    The ALC is the leading policy conference on issues impacting African Americans and the global black community. The conference features more than 100 public policy forums on health, education, economic empowerment, the environment, and more. Signature events and features include the National Town Hall, Celebration of Leadership in Fine Arts, Community Breakfast and Health Fair, Gospel Extravaganza, Black Party, Prayer Breakfast, Exhibit Showcase, and the culminating event, the Phoenix Awards Dinner. This year’s theme, “Defining the Moment, Building the Movement,” will highlight social and political moments in American history that define the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.

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