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Ledisi Stars As Iconic Singer in ‘Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story’


Ledisi will shine on the big screen as the Grammy-winner stars in the upcoming biopic about Mahalia Jackson. It’s titled, Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story. The film will cover the gospel music icon’s childhood trauma, her career, close friendship with Martin Luther King, Jr and her contribution to the Civil Rights Movement. Columbus Short will play Martin Luther King, Jr. The all-star also includes Janet Hubert, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Vanessa A. Williams, Keith David, Corbin Bleu and Keith Robinson. The movie will premiere at opening night of the Pan African Film & Arts Festival on Tuesday April 19th at 7p in LA at the Directors Guild of America.

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