Hollywood Power Broker Creator and Executive Producer Koshe Mills presented a live audience taping of her groundbreaking cultural talk show series “The Diaspora Dialogues” Live on Friday, 1st November at the Califonia African American Meseum. The show and movement is designed to bridge the gap between Africans from Africa and African descendants from the Diaspora. “The Diaspora Dialogue will ignite the long-overdue conversation ignited between black people globally to extinguish our cultural disconnection and create a better understanding of our different experiences but shared identify”, says Mills.
Born in Ghana, West Africa and Curated in Los Angeles Koshie’s initial experience in the entertainment industry came from managing the careers of her three successful sons who are all actors. Kwame Boateng (Everybody hates Chris; The plug), Kofi Siriboe, (Queens Sugar, Girls Trip), Kwesi Boakye ( Claws, Colony).The Diaspora Dialogue will lend it’s important cultural voice by coming into the community Live and curate conversations in diverse environment to address our internal racism and identity crises, and cultural disconnect. “The focus will be on the journey to healing and what the 21st Century African Renaissance has potential to look like for all its descendants”, says Mills.
The live taping was presented to a full house of multigenerational community supporters in the audience. It was standing room only and the evening was steered by Master of Ceremonies Actor Duain Richmond (VH1 Drumline: A New Beat) and the first half of the program included a spoken word performance Poet Yasmin Monet Watkins and a screenning of the “Diaspora Dialogues” first season and first episode, Who Do You Think You Are” guests starring musical artist Estelle and Digital content creator Suede.
The talk show taping began with the introduction from Ghanaian-American creator, Executive Producer and Host, Koshie Mills. The featured panelists came from diverse upbringing and backgrounds. British-Nigerian Gina Yasser ( Co-Creator, Writer, Producer CBS Show, Bob Hearts Abishola), Dutch Surinamese Actress, Yootha Wang-Loi-Sing ( Love is; Hunter Street) and African American Ebonee Davis (Model/Activist). A prolific and masterful conversation ensued about the cultural divide plaguing up people as a whole globally. Many Notable quotes from the panelists ended the program with a standing ovation and a lengthy line of questions and answers from the audience.