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JASMINE DAVIS: A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN SHAKING UP ‘THE CHI’ AND REPPING LGBTQIA+AS THE FIRST TRANSGENDER CHARACTER ON THE SHOW
May 20, 2021
Back to Ms. Davis who, by the by, is the show’s first transgender character, a distinction the vivacious actress delights in. Davis came from the streets of Chicago IL where she was raised by her mom who had four other children. Like many young people living in urban environments, Davis’ dad battled with drug addiction which is why he has been in and out of her life. ... read more »
Showtime Picks Up Hit Drama Series ‘The Chi’ For A Fourth Season
September 10, 2020
Season three of “The Chi” was up double-digits across platforms over last season and doubled its audience on streaming platforms. ... read more »
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Yolonda Ross — a quadruple threat: actress/writer/director/producer – tearing it up as Jada Washington on Showtime’s “THE CHI”
June 18, 2020
Here is what Ross had to share about working on THE CHI and her series “Talking Back” that will be live on her YouTube channel ... read more »
Single fatherhood pushed ‘The Chi’ star Curtiss Cook to achieve acting goals
May 30, 2019
Cook discusses his journey into acting, being a single father of three children, and the significant role “The Chi” plays for the Black community ... read more »
Recognized for Her Bullying Prevention Film, Chicago Tween to Receive Rising Star Award at an Independent Event During Cannes Film Festival
March 28, 2019
Chicago Tween Anah Ambuchi receives an unexpected special invitation from Diversity in Cannes, the independent film movement promoting inclusion at the Cannes Film Festival where she will receive the inaugural Rising Star Award and also screen her short film, ... read more »
Warner Bros. Television Group’s Directors’ Workshop is Open for Submissions to Its 2019 Program
January 11, 2019
Seven-Year Old Initiative Has Helped Launch or Further the TV Directing Careers of More Than 40 Women and People of Color ... read more »
Reel Talk (Television and Movie Briefs) 1.18.18 – 1.24.18
January 18, 2018
Created by Emmy winner Lena Waithe, the series is a coming-of-age drama centered in Southside Chicago that deals with the unfortunate perplexities of gang violence. ... read more / view gallery »
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