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Feature: Denise Boutte

While growing up in the small town of Maurice, Louisiana, Denise Boutté dreamed a more practical dream of becoming a doctor, while conquering the “mystical” place called Hollywood and becoming a film and TV star never really crossed her mind. After obtaining a degree in Mass Communications from Louisiana State University, Denise’s creative intuition led… Continue reading Feature: Denise Boutte

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Feature: Gina Prince-Bythewood

Gina Prince-Bythewood wrote and directed the widely acclaimed feature film LOVE & BASKETBALL, which premiered at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival. Prince-Bythewood won an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature and a Humanitas Prize for her work on the film. Her other feature directing credits include the HBO film Disappearing Acts. The most recent… Continue reading Feature: Gina Prince-Bythewood

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Feature: Jackee Harry

Jackée Harry was born Jacqueline Yvonne Harry on August 14, 1956 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; though, reared in Harlem, New York by her mother, Flossie Harry. At the tender age of fourteen, Jackée landed the lead role of the "King" in her school's production of "The King and I". Upon graduation from New York City's… Continue reading Feature: Jackee Harry