Houston native Justin Simien stops by The Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss his Netflix series Dear White People which is a spin-off from his hugely popular movie Dear White People which was released back in 2014.
The cast includes Logan Browning (Sam), Brandon P. Bell (Troy), Antoinette Robertson (Coco), DeRon Horton (Lionel), John Patrick Amedori (Gabe), Ashley Blaine Featherson (Joelle) and Marque Richardson (Reggie).
Simien explains the title gets a lot of attention, good and bad, but that he uses the reactions to fuel the show’s story lines.
29. Beyonce Knowles-Carter and Solange Knowles are from Houston
29 of 29
Continue reading Celebrating Celebrities From Texas
Celebrating Celebrities From Texas
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.
Click through to see which of your favorite actors, singers, athletes and beauty queens are from Texas!