The Truth Awards honors Anthony Hemingway

R&B singer/songwriter Tweet performed and the event was hosted by actress Angela Robinson of Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and Have Nots.”

Anthony Hemingway

Anthony Hemingway

At  the black-tie affair which honors trailblazing LGBTQ + African-Americans whose personal and professional accomplishments have positively impacted the perception and image of the Black LGBTQ+ community, director Anthony Hemingway was honored with a  History Maker Award.

The Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning director/producer became the youngest second assistant director (A.D.) at the age of 19 and the youngest first A.D. at age 22, respectively, in the history of the Directors Guild of America (DGA). He made his directorial debut with the fourth season of “The Wire” on HBO and has helmed several network and cable TV that include “Unsolved: the Murder of  Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G.,” “The Purge,” “Underground,” “Power,”  “ER,” “Empire,” “Glee,” “Orange Is the New Black,” and “American Horror Story.”  In 2016, he directed and co-executive produced the award-winning FX hit series, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” which earned him an Emmy, a Golden Globe and NAACP Image Award for “Best Miniseries or Television Film.”

Other honorees included host Karamo Brown of Netflix’s “Queer Eye” and Eric Jones, a three-time Emmy Award-winning entertainment booker and producer for ABC’s “Good Morning America (GMA).” R&B singer/songwriter Tweet performed and the event was hosted by actress Angela Robinson of Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and Have Nots.”

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