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Lamman Rucker
Actor and Educator

Lamman Rucker, the handsome star of Tyler Perry’s "Meet the Browns" the Sitcom, was born in Pittsburgh, PA and grew up in Washington, DC. He is an artist, educator, activist and entrepreneur.

Grammy-nominated Singer

In 2007, Ledisi signed a major record deal with Verve Forecast and released her third album in August of that year, titled Lost & Found, which sold almost 217,000 copies and earned her two Grammy nominations, including one for Best New Artist. Read more...

Boris Kodjoe
Actor and Educator

Among his feature film credits are Spike Lee's "Love and Basketball," "Brown Sugar" in which he appeared alongside Taye Diggs and Queen Latifah, "The Gospel," "Tyler Perry's "Madea's Family Reunion," "All About Us" and "Starship Troopers 3: Marauder." Most recently, he appeared opposite Bruce Willis in the action thriller "Surrogates," and will appear in the upcoming Paul Anderson-directed thriller "Resident Evil: Afterlife". Read more...

Kim Coles
Actor and Comedian

Coles has appeared on many television shows, including Frasier ("Dr." Mary Thomas), Six Feet Under, Celebrity Mole and The Geena Davis Show. Early in her career, she appeared as one of the hosts of It's Showtime at the Apollo. She was an original cast member on the sketch comedy series In Living Color that appeared on the FOX network. Read more...

Jeff Johnson
Journalist and Social Activis

Jeff Johnson is an award-winning journalist, social activist and political commentator, and author. From his celebrated conversations with marquee world figures in the political, business and entertainment arenas to his grass-roots trench work to inspire the next generation of leaders; investigative journalist, political correspondent, and activist, Jeff Johnson continues to be a trailblazing social entrepreneur and authentic voice for change. Read more...

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