Al Roker, Leslie Uggams, Broadway playwright and the 1993 director of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize winning play ANGELS IN AMERICA George C. Wolfe, the trailblazing DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST film director Julie Dash, Alfre Woodard, Angela Bassett, longtime CBS SUNDAY contributor & CHINA BEACH television series actress Nancy Giles, and Pulitzer Prize winning film critic Wesley Morris (now of The New York Times).
I've talked about classic films with popular TV sitcom star, Jackee Harry.
David Alan Grier is a veteran TV sitcom star and film actor. He had a supporting role in the 1984 Best Picture Oscar-nominee, A SOLDIER'S STORY, directed by Norman Jewison.
So, there you have it. A few names of African American talents I feel would make fabulous Guest Programmers on TCM as it starts a new season in September 2017. It would be terrific to see more frequent African American representation in the TCM segments. We watch classic movies too.