THE VERDICT – Engaging The Community w/ “The People v. OJ Simpson” Finale Episode

On April 5, 2016, we had a ball partying with a purpose! I traveled to my home town of Dallas/Fort Worth where I sponsored a not-for-profit viewing event for “THE VERDICT” – our series finale of FX/FOX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.”

The evening was in association with International Arts & Philanthropy Foundation and FOX Audience Strategy, who I cannot thank enough for supporting my commitment to engage the community with a Q&A discussion surrounding real issues in the community today, using the trial and series as a point of departure.


Our co-hosts were KJ Midday On The Radio & Lynne Haze from Smooth R&B 105.7, and the soundtrack was provided by none other than DJ Steve Nice of K104-FM Dallas, TX. THANK YOU so much for your support and enthusiasm.

Our event also launched Project:NOW’s upcoming campaign to raise much needed funding for local non-profits benefitting families and youth arts throughout the DFW area called Project:NOW – Dallas

Community leaders, and dear friends and family, came out to support local charities doing amazing work on the ground. I was honored to share this time with all of them: Jazz BeCuzzDaVerse LoungeCommunity Food BankFort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce’s Film Insitute, and DVA Productions Theatre – these organization are incredible, and I look forward to what we’ll do together in the future.


And thank you so much to The Tom Joyner Morning Show, Roland Martin/TVOne/News One Now, the CW Network/News Fix, and all of the local media outlets for having me on to discuss the show, and our Project:NOW Dallas initiative.


CW’s NEWS FIX Appearance [Click image to WATCH]:

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To my publicist Brandi George, and my team on the ground: The architect of the event – Quincy Hammond (Look At Me Entertainment), our charity/sponsorship manager – Mahogany, our promoter – HC3, our photographer, all of our friends/volunteers, and our venue Azure – you guys mean more to me than you’ll ever know. THANK YOU for putting in the work so last minute and making this all happen.

And to my VP of Partnerships and Branding at Project:NOWAniesia Williams – you have been extraordinary, and I thank you from the bottom of my heart.

To follow our “Project:NOW – Dallas” campaign => please visit – a new and exciting global platform spotlighting celebrities and the art of giving back.

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