Birmingham, AL once again made headlines as Magic City native Erika E. Wade was awarded the esteemed Southeast EMMY in the Performer/Narrator category on June 15th.  The accolade was bestowed upon her for her exceptional voiceover work on Alabama Public Television’s Yellowhammer History Hunt, particularly on the Africatown episode, at the 50th Annual Southeast Regional EMMY® Awards, presented by the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.  As a writer and actor, Wade played a significant role in the show’s success and was the only nominee from Alabama to achieve recognition in her category.  In her heartfelt speech, Wade credited the resilience of the Africatown community and highlighted the importance of Black History in American History, garnering thunderous applause.  This momentous victory marked her 4th Emmy win and is a source of pride for both Wade and Birmingham.

Follow Erika on all platforms at @erika_glendasbaby.

Photo credits:
Hair: Mary Leonard Brown
Makeup: Racheal P. Winston
Photo: Glenda Brown-Wade
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