"IF YOU'RE COLOR-BLIND, THAT MEANS
YOU DON'T EVEN SEE ME" - DR. BRITTEN COLE
BRAVO MEDIA PRESENTS THE VITAL NATIONAL CONVERSATION "RACE IN AMERICA: A MOVEMENT NOT A MOMENT" PREMIERING SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, AT 10PM ET/PT
Hosted by E!'s Nina Parker with Garcelle Beauvais,
Kandi Burruss & Todd Tucker, Gizelle Bryant, Dr. Britten Cole, Gregory Gourdet,
Toya Bush-Harris & Dr. Eugene Harris, Leah McSweeney, Dr. Simone Whitmore,
Porsha Williams, and Braunwyn Windham-Burke
NEW YORK - JULY 29, 2020 - Bravo brings home the defining issue of our time - race and equality - in an intimate roundtable discussion, "Race in America: A Movement Not a Moment," airing Sunday, August 9, at 10 PM ET/PT. This open dialogue features ten outspoken Bravolebrities, Black and White, who share their perspectives on race relations today and how we can move forward with hope. The 90-minute special from Executive Producers Leslie D. Farrell and Dorothy Toran is produced by Lauren Grace Media. Kandi Burruss is also an Executive Producer. For a sneak peek, please visit: https://www.bravotv.com/race-in-america-a-movement-not-a-moment/season-1/videos/your-first-look-at-race-in-america-a
"In this climate, it's important that we continue to have the uncomfortable conversations, honest discussions, and thoughtful debates that push us to the next level of understanding," said host Nina Parker of E!. "I'm so thrilled to have been a part of this special event that showcases so many different stories of truth."
"Leslie and I are pleased to reunite with our Bravo family to curate a conversation so critical to the state of race in America today," said Toran. "Our sincere hope is that this special offers a unique opportunity to promote greater understanding, motivate learning, and support communities of color. We are especially grateful to all of the talent who lent their voices to such an important dialogue."
Guided by Parker, the Bravolebrities offer their thoughts and personal stories on the Black Lives Matter movement, racial inequality in America, the value of allies, Karens and their privilege, the role voting plays in changing the system, and many other topics. The three doctors on the panel also provide their unique perspectives on race in the medical world. With silence no longer being an option, this pivotal conversation aims to bring about understanding and motivate action in a time of such great upheaval and uncertainty. The panelists include:
Garcelle Beauvais from "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills"
Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"
Gizelle Bryant from "The Real Housewives of Potomac"
Dr. Britten Cole from "Married to Medicine LA"
Gregory Gourdet from "Top Chef"
Toya Bush-Harris and Dr. Eugene Harris from "Married to Medicine Atlanta"
Leah McSweeney from "The Real Housewives of New York"
Dr. Simone Whitmore from "Married to Medicine Atlanta"
Porsha Williams from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"
Braunwyn Windham-Burke from "The Real Housewives of Orange County"
"Race in America: A Movement Not a Moment" is produced for Bravo by Lauren Grace Media with Leslie D. Farrell and Dorothy Toran serving as Executive Producers. Kandi Burrus is also an Executive Producer.
Bravo is the premier lifestyle and entertainment brand that drives cultural conversation around its high-quality, interactive original content across all platforms. The network has a diverse slate of original programming that includes unscripted favorites such as Emmy Award-winning "Top Chef" and "Project Runway," "Below Deck," "Southern Charm," and the popular "Million Dollar Listing" and "The Real Housewives" franchises. Bravo also boasts the only live late-night talk show on television with the critically acclaimed "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," which has become a nightly destination for A-list celebrities. Available in 87 million homes, Bravo is a network of NBCUniversal Entertainment & Lifestyle Group, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Watch Bravo anywhere: on demand, online, or across mobile and connected TVs. Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and first launched in December 1980.
About Lauren Grace Media:
Lauren Grace Media is a full-service production company focused on the development and production of nonfiction and scripted programming. LGM is deeply committed to shining a light on diversity and marginalized communities across the spectrum of gender, race, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic circumstance, telling these stories in a way that both informs and entertains. Lauren Grace Media is fully owned by veteran television producers Leslie D. Farrell and Dorothy Toran, former longtime Bravo executive producers. Lauren Grace Media is represented by Rebel Entertainment Partners, Inc.