FROM LEFT: MODEL/ACTRESS YVONNE FARROW, WRITER/ACTRESS AKUYOE GRAHAM AND AWARD-WINNING SINGER MARILYN MCCOO.

FROM LEFT: MODEL/ACTRESS YVONNE FARROW, WRITER/ACTRESS AKUYOE GRAHAM AND AWARD-WINNING SINGER MARILYN MCCOO.

 AKUYOE GRAHAM RECEIVES A SERVICE AWARD FROM REAL TO REEL MEDIA SHOWCASE.

AKUYOE GRAHAM RECEIVES A SERVICE AWARD FROM REAL TO REEL MEDIA SHOWCASE.

 akuyoe GRAHAM and friends at an alvin ailey performance in 2015.

akuyoe GRAHAM and friends at an alvin ailey performance in 2015.

 FROM LEFT: OMONO OKOJIE, WRITER SCOTT WILLIAMS (ABOVE), KATIE ROBERTS, DIRECTOR TONY WHARMBY, AKUYOE GRAHAM, ANNIE TEDESCO.

FROM LEFT: OMONO OKOJIE, WRITER SCOTT WILLIAMS (ABOVE), KATIE ROBERTS, DIRECTOR TONY WHARMBY, AKUYOE GRAHAM, ANNIE TEDESCO.

 STARTING SECOND FROM LEFT: director charles burnett, ghanain entrepreneur edward annan, actress akuyoe graham, erika, and fashion designer iyeshantu manga.

STARTING SECOND FROM LEFT: director charles burnett, ghanain entrepreneur edward annan, actress akuyoe graham, erika, and fashion designer iyeshantu manga.

 AKUYOE GRAHAM WITH SPIRIT AWAKENING GRADS AND ALVIN AILEY CAST MEMBERS.

AKUYOE GRAHAM WITH SPIRIT AWAKENING GRADS AND ALVIN AILEY CAST MEMBERS.

 FROM LEFT:  DREAM GIRLS  ACTRESS LORETTA DEVINE, ACTRESS AKUYOE GRAHAM, AND ACTRESS/SINGER DAWNN LEWIS.

FROM LEFT: DREAM GIRLS ACTRESS LORETTA DEVINE, ACTRESS AKUYOE GRAHAM, AND ACTRESS/SINGER DAWNN LEWIS.