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Shukree Tilghman and Sherman Payne on Working in Hollywood While Black

Bakari talks to Shukree and Sherman about the pressure that comes with writing Black stories for the screen, their projects like ‘Charm City Kings’ and ‘This Is Us,’ and advice for young screenwriters trying to break into the industry

Shukree Tilghman at the Crawford Family Forum on Feb. 7, 2012 screening his film and answering ques Photo by Lawrence K. Ho/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images


Bakari is joined by screenwriters Shukree Tilghman and Sherman Payne to talk about the additional pressure that comes when writing Black stories for screen (3:54), their projects like Charm City Kings and This Is Us (11:25), and advice for young screenwriters trying to break into the industry (20:50).

Host: Bakari Sellers
Guests: Shukree Tilghman and Sherman Payne

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