Jerald L. White, Founder of the New Orleans Loving Festival and Charitable Film Network, was honored on Nov. 5th with USA Network's Characters Unite Award during a ceremony at The Martine Chaisson Gallery in New Orleans.
USA Network, along with Cox Communications, selected 10 honorees for the 2014 Characters Unite Award. Characters Unite is USA's multi-platform public service campaign to address social injustices and bridge cultural divides. The award winners were selected from hundreds of nominees for their extraordinary efforts to combat hate and discrimination and promote greater tolerance, respect and acceptance in their communities. MORE >>> #lovingfestival
The New Orleans Loving Festival is a Multiracial Community Celebration & Film Festival that challenges racism through outreach and education. The "Loving Festival" is an initiative of Charitable Film Network.