ESSENCE | Diahann Carroll Talks Career Highlights, Ed Sullivan And Romance With Sidney Poitier

As Diahann Carroll celebrates her 82nd birthday today (July 17), the legendary entertainer is still dazzling fans.

Recently, Carroll visited the nation’s capital for The March on Washington Film Festival: ten days of film, music, scholarship and the arts, showcasing the unsung heroes and untold stories of the Civil Rights era, as well as contemporary activism. The Raben Group galvanized African-American women, including executive producer Isisara Bey, and GreiBO founder Shelonda Stokes, to line produce the annual festival, which runs through July 22.

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Charles Crocker