[COLUMBUS, OH] The Commission on Black Girls and its founder, Columbus City Councilmember Priscilla R. Tyson, proudly announces the pilot for “BLACK GIRLS SOAR – Crowned to Succeed” the miniseries.
Hosted by Alissa Henry, broadcast journalist and host of the Ohio Lottery's The Cash Explosion Show, the program is designed to inspire, motivate, amplify their stories of Black girls. More importantly, this pilot series is intended to support Black girls as they endure the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The themes for the four episodes were developed based on the needs and feedback of Black girls:
Episode #1: Black Girls Check-In: COVID Edition
Episode #2: Black Girls’ Self-Care Matters
Episode #3: It’s Time to Delete Cyberbullying
Episode #4: Black Girls SOAR! (Season Finale)
The initial four-part series debuts on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at 8pm on the following CTV channels and YouTube.
Channel 1024 on Spectrum
Channel 3 on WOW!
Channel 99 on AT&T
Channel WCIZ 22.4 (local broadcast)
YouTube - City of Columbus
About The Commission on Black Girls
The Commission on Black Girls (CoBG), was charged with understanding the quality of life of Black Girls in Central Ohio in order to share their story with the entire community, along with the resulting insights, recommendations and actions. A research study was conducted and A Report on the Quality of Life of Black Girls in Columbus, Ohio was published and presented on July 30, 2020. The overarching recommendation from the report was to identify a permanent entity for the Commission. This recommendation has been accomplished and the Commission is transitioning to The Center for Healthy Families.