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On Saturday, March 26you Disney’s Onyx Collective hosted a brunch in honor of Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Summer of the soul. The Oscar-nominated documentary is the first title from Onyx Collective, the new content brand dedicated to empowering color artists and telling globally entertaining stories from a culturally specific perspective.

Attendees were: Disney executives: Bob Chapek (CEO, TWDC), Peter Rice (chairman, General Entertainment), Dana Walden (chairman, Entertainment) and Tara Duncan (president, Freeform and Onyx Collective), along with Ahmir Questlove “Thompson, Aunjanue Ellis, Colman Domingo, Quinta Brunson, Natasha Rothwell, Black Thought, Michael Ealy, Larry Wilmore, Roger Ross Williams and many others.

Artist Mooney Long (Photo by Josh Gonzalez)

Disney’s Onyx Collective then partnered with The Roots to win its first Oscar® Jam Session in support of the critically acclaimed Onyx Collective’s debut project, “Summer of Soul” and Ahmir’s “Questlove” Thompson’s Oscar® nomination. The conflict took place on Saturday, March 26you and includes performances by The Roots, Jasmine Cephas Jones, George Clinton, Mike Phillips, Alice Smith, Muni Long and others. A special performance on stage by Chris Rock.

(Photo by Josh Gonzalez)

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