Cabler airs Davis tribute

Gala is part of 11th annual NAMIC Vision Awards

Starz InBlack will air a tribute to late thesp/helmer Ossie Davis May 28.

Tribute will air as part of the 11th annual National Assn. for Multi-ethnicity in Communications Vision Awards, handed out earlier this year. Davis’ longtime partner, Ruby Dee, accepts the tribute on behalf of Davis, with Mario van Peebles and Glynn Turman also taking part in the tribute.

Lisa Ling and Chris Spencer co-host the kudocast, which also features appearances by Tim Reid, Brenda Russell and Vanessa Bell Calloway. Even is skedded to air May 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Kudocast was produced by Gregory Amerson.

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