ESSENCE | Diahann Carroll Talks Career Highlights, Ed Sullivan And Romance With Sidney Poitier
THE UNDEFEATED | March on Washington Film Fest features 9th Wonder, Diahann Carroll and Eric Holder
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.
USA TODAY | Groups nationwide celebrate the centennial of civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer
The March on Washington Film Festival returns this month for its fifth year of celebrating films that explore themes of civil rights, activism and social justice.
Panels and events including actress Diahann Carroll, producer 9th Wonder and former Attorney General Eric Holder are among the highlights of the 21 events that run from July 13-22.
WASHINGTON — Vanessa Garrison will lace up her orange Nikes on Friday and join dozens of others in Ruleville, Miss., in the 1.5-mile walk from City Hall to the gravesite of civil rights legend and voting rights pioneer Fannie Lou Hamer.