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Tyler Perry in conversation with Soledad O’Brien:
Creation, Credit & Change


February 13, 2024 at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET


In this Fireside Chat, Soledad O’Brien will talk with actor, director, and playwright Tyler Perry about his small business journey—how his creative vision, perseverance, and deep understanding of his audience led to unprecedented success that challenged the film industry’s assumptions about Black audiences.

Black creatives have long been trailblazers and visionaries, with a rich legacy of driving change through creativity. Too often, they are denied credit for their accomplishments, and funding to fuel their growth. As someone who has overcome creative and business challenges, Perry will share tips for small business owners looking to protect their work in an ever-changing business landscape.

Register now to attend this event, which will be live streamed from Atlanta.

Special Guests

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Tyler Perry

Actor, producer, director, author, entrepreneur, and philanthropist

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Soledad O’Brien

Award-winning journalist, entrepreneur, and host of the weekly syndicated political talk show, Matter of Fact