Disney+ just released another episode of the YouTube series Disney+ Voices, this one focused on the Disney Launchpad Program and being a Black leader in the entertainment industry.

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What’s Happening:

  • The Disney+ web series Disney+ Voices is back with a brand-new episode titled “Expanding Black Identity.”
  • This episode features a conversation between Kelci Parker, Senior Manager of Comedy Originals at Hulu, and Philip Domfeh, Senior Manager of the Disney Launchpad Program for Disney+.
  • Their conversation includes being a Black leader in the entertainment industry and how they’re working to push boundaries in representation through media.
  • The social responsibility of media and portrayal of Black excellence are another topic of discussion.
  • Kelci also highlights the HBO series Insecure as the type of series she wishes had been around when she was a teenager.
  • Philip shares the difficulty of narrowing down thousands of Disney Launchpad applications to just six shorts that they can produce each season.
  • Continue the conversation with the Celebrate Black Stories Collection on Disney+ and the Black Stories Hub on Hulu.
  • You can see the entire conversation below.

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