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Women Of Color Unite -Event
Rych McCain International/Nationally Syndicated Entertainment Columnist
"Women Of Color Unite" Event Hosted An Evening Of Film, Speeches, Networking, Food and Fun.
The Women of Color Unite (WOCU) organization headed by its creator, Cheryl L. Bedford, an NAACP Image Award nominated, veteran film producer and advocate for women of color in the entertainment industry, held there second event recently at the Awesomeness TV Studios in Santa Monica. The theme for this occasion was “Women of Color Unite and Their Allies.” This meant that other ladies of various cultural colors and even men who support were invited. The guests arrived on a lavish purple carpet and proceeded to mix and mingle while enjoying cocktails and appetizers.
|Actress Chrystee Pharris & Playwrite, Producer, Director Don B. Welch|
|Actress Olivia Brwon & PWAS Director Peter Wise|
|Crowd swelling in from the purple carpet|
|Organizer Cheryl L. Bedford addresses gathering|
|Crowd watching video|
|Spoken Word Artist Janice Curtis Greene|
Spoken word artist Janice Curtis Greene offered Afrikan Ancestral libations’ then delivered two powerful pieces titled “Steadfast Spirits” and “The Butterfly.”
Internet sensation “Kid Rapper” got the place jumping with a blazing rap number which was followed by veteran casting director Leah Daniels-Butler who addressed the audience with uplifting, inspirational words of wisdom regarding the entertainment industry and encouragement to go along with it.
|Leah Daniels Butler|
As a parting shot, Bedford reminded everyone in the room with hiring authority to do so.
Event sponsors included: Awesomeness TV, Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni of Pearl St., Meghan Kramer of Allegory. Nicole Castro, Theo Dumont and Daniel Sol of Hollyshorts, Ben Watkins of Blue Monday Productions and Creator of Hand of God, Connie Stevens, Forever Spring, The Beauty System, Smirnoff, San Antonio Winery and Stella Rosa. A special thanks to Sisters Melanna Gray and Gianni Amber North of for Female Driven Content and publicist Reid Rich of Infinite Scope PR. To learn more about the JTC List, visit them at www.JTCList.com.
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