MCCN Interviews Tatyana Ali

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The actress/singer most famous for appearing as Ashley Banks in the Television series, Fresh Prince of Bel Air, was born to a father of East Indian ancestry from Trinidad and Tobago named Sheriff Ali. Her mother, Sonia is of Afro-Panamanian heritage.  In an interview with MCCN the actress talks about her “Trini” and Panamian roots.   She also talks about the foods of the culture. READ MORE

Kwanzaa: Remembering Who Paved the Way

Kwanzaa is celebrated among many African Americans.  Please check our Food history section at http://multiculturalcooking.net to learn more about the celebration.  The video from the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Event covered by http://Looktothestars.org is an excellent piece featuring numerous celebs recognizing the achievements of Diane Carroll, Halle Berry and Taraji P. Henson.  Others speak to the issue of accepting the responsibility of being a role model.  Look To The Stars talks to Tatyana Ali, Bill Duke, Tyrese Gibson, Tichina Arnold, Laila Ali, Taraji P. Henson, Audra McDonald and Quincy Jones about inspirational black women in Hollywood.  Enjoy this video which celebrates African American culture and achievement.

The event was held at the Beverly Hills Hotel.  See the delicious foods which the Beverly Hills has to offer(YWCA Ball):

http://www.multiculturalcooking.net/en2/news/galasevents

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