BLACK-ISH CAST AND OTHER HOLLYWOOD STARS TURN OUT IN SUPPORT OF MARASI MARTIN

On October 3rd in Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood turned out to support one of their own rising star, Black-ish cutie, Masai Martin, at the red carpet premiere screening of the Amazon Original Special “An American Girl Story-Melody 1963: Love Has to Win”.

Martin, stars as the title character in this American Girl special, directed and produced by Tina Mabry. The four-part mini-series is set in Detroit, MI during the civil rights movement, focusing on the racial inequality that surrounds the young 10-year-old. Also starring alongside Martin is Frances Fisher as Miss Abbot; Frankie Faison as Melody’s grandfather Frank; and Idara Victor as Melody’s mother Frances.

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“The American Girl — Melody special is an empowering and inspiring story that will quickly become a favorite for young girls, while bringing families together to help start a healthy dialogue,” Tara Sorensen, head of kids programming at Amazon Studios, said in a statement. “Although our special is historical, the themes presented are sadly very timely and relevant for the world in which kids today are exposed.” “An American Girl Story-Melody 1963: Love Has to Win” premieres October 21st on Amazon.

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