WEEK IN WOMEN: Debbie Allen gets TV Academy Governors Award at Emmys – Brandy McDonnell reports

The Television Academy has announced that entertainment industry trailblazer Debbie Allen will receive the 2021 Governors Award in recognition of her numerous contributions to the television medium through multiple creative forms and her philanthropic endeavors around the world. The entertainment icon was chosen by the Television Academy’s Board of Governors for her unprecedented achievements in television and her commitment to inspire and engage marginalized youth through dance, theater arts and mentorship.

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