The free discussion is open to the public and will be moderated by Gossett's co-author, Phyllis Karas. A book signing will follow. Gossett will talk about his career, from his early success in the original Broadway production of A Raisin in the Sun, through his success in Hollywood, including winning an Emmy for the miniseries "Roots" and an Oscar for "An Officer and a Gentleman."
Gossett has also appeared on Broadway in Chicago, Murderous Angels, Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights, My Sweet Charlie, The Zulu and the Zayda, Golden Boy, Tambourines to Glory, The Desk Set and Take a Giant Step. He also founded the Eracism Foundation in 2006, which seeks to "promote education and awareness of racism, ignorance and social apathy."
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