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June 2nd, 2010

WebMD the Magazine interviews Mr. Gossett about his life, career and the Eracism Foundation.

May 26th, 2010

Ebony sits down with Mr. Gossett for a personal interview in the Legend: Celebrating Our Icons series.

May 25th, 2010

Mr. Gossett interviewed on Good Morning America.

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Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement, Narrated by Mr. Gossett

February 22nd, 2009

Featured in the Philadelphia Tribune:

As Black History Month continues, TV One, which has dubbed February “Our History Month,” will premiere “Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement.” Narrated by Academy Award winner Louis Gossett Jr., this two-hour documentary, airing at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 15, chronicles how “the power of lyrics and songs helped move a nation during the most turbulent days of the 20th century.”

Mr. Gossett Featured on ABC News

February 21st, 2009
Louis Gossett, Jr accepts his Academy Award for 'An Officer and a Gentlemen.'

Louis Gossett, Jr accepts his Academy Award for An Officer and a Gentleman

ABC News recently interviewed Mr. Gossett for both an article and a TV spot that looks at Oscar winners and their resulting careers.

From the article:

“People say you’re going to win another one — one day. That’s not really why I do it these days. I look at the challenge of a part and put all of myself into it and say goodbye. It’s for people to watch,” said Gossett.

Read the full story here, or watch the TV spot.

Lou Gossett, Jr. Talks About Life After the Oscars

February 19th, 2009

BlackVoices featured Mr. Gossett in an article about Life After The Oscars.

BlackVoices.com is a premiere site for African-American culture and community. It offers African-American message boards, profiles and chats, African-American sports, African-American news, African-American entertainment, African-American style and beauty, relationship advice and more.

Louis Gossett Jr to receive Maverick Spirit Award at Cinequest 19

February 19th, 2009

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From the Cinequest Blog:

Please join film fans and artists for a powerful screening of The Least Among You and an extraordinary evening with the legendary Louis Gossett, Jr. Screening and Award Presentation occurs Tuesday, March 3rd at 7:00pm at the California Theatre.

With a commanding height of 6’4” and a flair for projecting quiet authority, Louis Gossett, Jr. ranks as one of the most respected African-American actors of stage, screen, and television. Known for choosing diverse and challenging roles, his effortless brilliance translates immediately, whether as a landlord, an officer or even as an alien.

Mr. Gossett featured on YOHCAST

February 4th, 2009

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January 30, 2009

Actors Louis Gossett Jr. and Raven-Symone Provide YOHCAST Interviews to Inspire Youth

Atlanta, GA – The Youth of Honor Foundation was thrilled to have been given the opportunity to be blessed with words of encouragement from Legendary Academy Award Winning Actor Louis Gossett, Jr. and Trumpet Pinnacle Award Winner, Singer, Dancer, and Actress Raven-Symone. In taped interviews this past weekend, while in Atlanta for the 2009 Trumpet Awards, these two individuals shared their take on GETTING YOH JUMP ON LIFE. ‘True happiness lies in helping people, and you don’t have to follow people going down the wrong path,’ said Raven. ‘Don ‘t do the wrong thing to justify yourself, you’re wasting your life.’ Ms. Symone has spent her entire life growing up in front of our eyes on The Cosby Show and Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper. She keeps her family around her a nd people who tell her the truth. She encourages everyone to ’see the good in mentors to help you be a better you.’

Mr. Gossett echoes that sentiment. He is certainly no stranger to drea ming big and living out that dream. With numerous blockbuster movie credits such as An Officer and a Gentleman and Tyler Perry’s 2007 Movie Daddy’ s Little Girls, Mr. Gossett is the true epitome of success. ‘You must have a roadmap for success,’ he said. ‘Man is subject to disappointment. There are no more excuses guys. We have a new President. He is our new role model.’

Check out the YOHCAST interviews below!

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We encourage you to even post a comment on our YouTube site to be shared with youth around the world. Let’s face it. President Barack Obama has said it time and again throughout his campaign and even aft er he gave his oath of office on that monumental, historic Inauguration Day, January 20th. He made it clear that ‘Change will come,’ but only after we join together and do our part. What better echo of his sentiments than to have two generational trailblazers, Raven-Symone and Louis Gossett, Jr. simultaneously offering their messages of inspiration to today’s youth and future generations.

We encourage you to tune in NOW and be inspired.

The Youth of Honor Team