4. Gabourey Sidibe gets new TV gig
Gabourey Sidibe is going to be your guide to what’s popping in the Black community. The Yelling to the Sky star has landed a new gig as the host of Public Television’s "AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange."
"AfroPoP" is a documentary series that explores the contemporary life, art and pop culture in the African Diaspora. It also uses independent film to highlight different struggles in human and women’s rights.
"This season of ‘AfroPoP’ helps give voice to those who truly need to be heard," Gabby said. "I’m happy to help bring these stories to the American public and raise awareness of issues of vital concern to women and men in Africa as well as all who care about human rights.”
Be sure to catch Gabby when "AfroPoP" debuts January 22 at 7 p.m. on WORLD.