News reporter Antwan Lewis recently interviewed Leslie Uggams as part of his Black History Month special on Fox5NY television. Leslie's segment was filmed on location at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem where she got her start on stage at the tender age of nine.
During the interview the two discuss Leslie's many career milestones, including her Tony Award for HALLELUJAH, BABY!, the landmark television mini-series Alex Haley's ROOTS, her barrier-breaking variety show, and her years at the Apollo. They also highlight her current film and television successes with appearances in the blockbuster movie DEADPOOL and the hit Fox TV series EMPIRE.
The segment can be viewed on Leslie's YouTube Channel.