‘Black Love’ Producer on Diversity: ‘You Can Talk About Those Things, or You Can Get the Hell Up’

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Even at a roundtable discussion full of people eager to talk about the importance of diversity and inclusion, there is always room for change.

At the 9th annual TheGrill conference held Wednesday at the London West Hollywood, one participant pointed out that the room was divided — people of color were sitting on one side, while white people sat on the other.

“It was ironic as sh–,” said panelist Tommy Oliver, producer of OWN’s “Black Love” series and the 2015 film “The Perfect Guy.” He was joined in leading the discussion by Brie Miranda Bryant, senior vice president of unscripted development and programming at Lifetime and co-producer of Lifetime’s game-changing documentary “Surviving R. Kelly.” (read more)

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