I had the opportunity to speak with Kierra Sheard about her new project, 5-years in the making, “Kierra.” We also talked about playing her mother Karen Clark Sheard in the record breaking Lifetime Biopic, “The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel” and as a bonus track, her Eleven60 clothing line.
Listen To Kierra Talk About Eleven60 Here:
Off the air, Kierra and I spoke about how the Coronavirus has impacted her family and sadly, her grandmother, Mother Willie Mae Sheard succumbed to the deadly virus on April 19, 2020. At the time of this post, her grandfather is still hospitalized. We are praying for the entire family.
(The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel Poster via: Lifetime/Facebook/Twitter)
In this quarantine, stay at home time in our lives, celebrations have become very creative. From Zoom parties to Facebook live, we’ve all had to come up with fun ways to mark great occasions.
When “The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel” premiered, it dawned on me that all the celebrations and acknowledgements had to be squashed. But thanks to some amazing people… the moment clearly was not lost on these talented women.
Angela Birchett did a virtual red-carpet premiere with one her best friends Tituss Burgess: