FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 5, 2010
ED GORDON INTERVIEWS ANIKA NONI ROSE TO DISCUSS NEW MOVIE, "FOR COLORED GIRLS," ON THE NEXT INSTALLMENT OF "WEEKLY WITH ED GORDON," AIRING SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7 AT 12:00 P.M.*
Roundtable Panelists Include Judge Glenda Hatchett, Democratic Pollster Cornell Belcher and Conservative Commentator Amy Holmes
(L to R) Host Ed Gordon and NAACP Image Award-winner Anika Noni Rose sit down to discuss new movie "For Colored Girls" on this week’s episode of WEEKLY WITH ED GORDON. Premieres Sunday, November 7 at 12:00 p.m. ET/PT
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New York, NY (BlackNews.com) — This Sunday, November 7th at 12:00 p.m.* on WEEKLY WITH ED GORDON, seasoned journalist Ed Gordon sits down with multi-award winning actress Anika Noni Rose to discuss her highly-anticipated new project, "For Colored Girls," directed by Tyler Perry. The actress also talks candidly about the power of image, particularly for black women, and how being the first African American princess in the Disney movie "The Princess and the Frog" helped to inspire thousands of young black girls.
Also on this week’s episode, panelists Judge Glenda Hatchett, democratic pollster Cornell Belcher and conservative commentator Amy Holmes discuss the portrayals and images of blacks in the media, as well as the recent midterm elections and what the GOP’s victory in the House of Representatives means for President Obama.
WEEKLY WITH ED GORDON provides a platform for BET to engage the most prolific thinkers, news makers and lawmakers on a weekly basis and also serve as a forum to focus on local and national solutions to issues affecting African American communities.
For more information, please visit out www.bet.com/weekly.
*All times are ET/PT
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