Xerona Clayton: Honoring Unsung Heroes

February 2007
Multichannel News;2/5/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p22
An interview with Xerona Clayton, founder and CEO of the Trumpet Awards Foundation is presented. When asked about her purpose of creating the foundation, she states that she wanted to tell the stories and accomplishments of African-Americans that people don't know about. Clayton believes that she had already accomplished her goals in revealing the positive contributions of African-Americans in the society. She reveals that she has also another project called the Civil Rights Walk of Fame.


Related Articles

  • 'Food' proves rich in aud sustenance. Hendrickson, Paula // Daily Variety;3/5/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 50, pA4 

    Reports on the number of nominations garnerd by the television program "Soul Food" at the Image Awards in the U.S. Citation of the longevity of the drama program depicting African Americans; Increase of the show's ratings; Recognition of actress Vanessa Williams in the Actress in a Drama Series...

  • Image everything for UPN. Levine, Stuart // Daily Variety;3/5/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 50, pA6 

    Focuses on the growth of the UPN television network in the U.S. Popularity of the network among African Americans; Citation of television programs nominated for the Image Awards; Increase of overall ratings.

  • 'Runway' Has Really Taken Off. Atkin, Hillary // Television Week;6/2/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 17, p29 

    The article highlights the success of Bravo's reality television (TV) program "Project Runway." The show has been nominated for an Emmy for reality competition program in each of the past three years, and recently won a prestigious Peabody Award. Based on the article, the fourth season scored...

  • Racism or ratings? Hall, Lee; Schneider, Michael; McConville, Jim // Electronic Media;02/01/99, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p12 

    Examines the reasons why there are less television programs in the United States featuring an African-American cast or lead character despite the large number of African Americans watching television. Inability of television networks to replicate program formula that works with black and white...

  • Remote Patrol. Flaherty, Mike // Entertainment Weekly;12/11/98, Issue 462, p60 

    Focuses on the concept of Black Lieutenant Syndrome (BLS) where African Americans were given the role as the heads of detective squads. Television programs which are victim of BLS; Information on BLS-afflicted characters.

  • television.  // Jet;08/14/2000, Vol. 98 Issue 10, p66 

    Lists television programs and who is starring in them, especially Afro-Americans, between August 10 and 16, 2000, including the appearance of Della Reese on 'Touched By An Angel.'

  • As Seen On TV. Blumenfeld, Matt // Credit Union Journal;2/22/2010, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p40 

    The article announces that the television (TV) series "Biz Kid$" will receive the Wegner Award for Outstanding Program from the National Credit Union Foundation.

  • ABA TV SERIES HONORED. Fuller, Sally // ABA Journal;Jul88, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p124 

    Highlights the awards for excellence received by 'We The People,' television series on the Constitution co-developed by the American Bar Association. Presentation of the Alexander Hamilton/Ohio State Award; Bronze Apple award given by the National Educational Film and Video Festival; Award from...

  • MODERN FAMILY STARS TO GLSEN IN LA.  // Word (Word Publications - Ted Fleischaker);Aug2010, p47 

    The article announces that the television show "Modern Family," starring Julie Bowen and Sarah Hyland will receive the Respect Award from the Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) in Los Angeles, California on October 8, 2010.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics