Actor Courtney B. Vance has been named as the new President of SAG/AFTRA. It is a move that reflects the direction toward more inclusion for people of color and minorities in the entertainment industry. Vance will focus on union support for artists to negotiate healthcare benefits and pensions. Courtney B. Vance won an Emmy for his portrayal of Johnnie Cochran in People v O. J. Simpson: A Crime Story. He is also married to the lovely Angela Bassett.