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Black History: Inspiring Stories on Television


February 19, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm


The Television Academy invites members and a guest to attend a special panel discussion:

Black History: Inspiring Stories on Television

Please join us for a conversation examining the importance, ideas, and curation of Black history on Television. We will discuss shows that incorporate African-American history into current content and how these narratives influence and shape today's culture.

Panelists include:*

  • Zuri Adele, Good Trouble, Freeform
  • Asante Blackk, This is Us, NBC
  • Adrienne Carter, Co-Executive Producer, Family Reunion, Netflix
  • Jacqueline Olive, Director & Producer, Always in Season, PBS
  • Anthony Sparks, Showrunner & Executive Producer, Queen Sugar, OWN

* More panelists to be announced!
Moderated by:

  • Anita Bennett, African-American Film Critics Association

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Only Television Academy Members with valid membership cards. Seating is subject to availability; first come, first served. Admittance is not guaranteed.


February 19, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm


Saban Media Center
Television Academy
5210 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
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Complimentary self parking in the structure adjacent to the Saban Media Center.

Cars arriving before 6:00pm will be charged $15. Click here for other parking options.

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by the Television Academy.

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