Dec 7, 2020

Jennifer Holness joins board of directors of The Black Academy launched by Toronto actor-brothers Stephan James and Shamier Anderson

Canadian actors, activists, and brothers Stephan James and Shamier Anderson launched The Black Academy, a new organization dedicated to “honouring, celebrating, and showcasing established and emerging Black talent” in Canada.

Producer and Hungry Eyes Co-Founder, Jennifer Holness will be joining The Black Academy’s Board of Directors.

“It was important to assemble a group of individuals reflective of our goals, which is highlighting Black excellence within a variety of sectors,” says James, whose big-screen credits include last year’s Chadwick Boseman thriller 21 Bridges and his starring role in Barry Jenkins’ 2018 Oscar-winning drama If Beale Street Could Talk.

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