Charnele Brown Receives Doctorate of Humane Letters Degree
Houston, Texas Jan 23, 2024 (Issuewire.com) – Charnele Brown is an American actress, producer, and singer. She is best known for her role as college student Kimberly Reese on the NBC sitcom “A Different World”.
She made her Broadway debut in 1988 as the first American member of the South African musical “Sarafina!” Some of her other stage performances have included the roles of Polly and Delores in “The Trials and Tribulations of Stagger Lee Brown”, Ruby in “The Lord`s Will, Marty in “Sisters” and Mable in “My Diary.”
Many who grew up in the ’80s and ’90s can agree that the iconic sitcom “A Different World” (1987-1993) has had a lasting impact on Black culture, youth, and HBCUs. It was one of the first shows on NBC to address issues such as racism, HIV, apartheid, colorism and date rape.
Thirty-six years later, the show is still relevant and ahead of its time. Charnele Brown, the actress who is best known for her role as Kimberly Reese on the sitcom, couldn’t have imagined it having such a wide reach with a mainstream audience.
Brown, who is based in Houston, continues to pass the torch to a new generation of entertainers in a city she describes as the next entertainment hub through the Charnele Brown Acting School. The school was established in 2000 and implemented in partnership with Worksource and Jack Yates High School. It offers a variety of classes and workshops from beginner courses to business classes.
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