After Oscar nominations, new awards show wants to celebrate diversity in Hollywood

Could Hollywood possibly need another awards show? Darren D. Dickerson believes so. For seven years, the veteran entertainment industry publicist and event planner has been developing an idea for the Myriad Honors, a new awards program that would focus on minority and foreign talent often overlooked by Hollywood's statuette-distributing establishment. Read More...

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