October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Mathew Knowles sat down on Good Morning America Wednesday to reveal his breast cancer diagnosis. In an exclusive interview, Knowles,67, spoke to GMA host Michael Strahan to explain the type of breast cancer he is fighting. The father of musicians Beyoncé and Solange Knowles says he is a survivor.
IN HONOR OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
ACCLAIMED PRODUCER/DIRECTOR MALCOLM LEE & NIKE EXECUTIVE DAWN BAXTER ARE HONORED AT KICKED IT IN HEELS BENEFIT GALA
HOSTED BY SUNNY HOSTIN CO-HOST OF THE VIEWNEW YORK, NY (October 17, 2018) – Last night, Kicked It In Heels honored acclaimed director and producer Malcom Lee and Nike executive Dawn Baxter at their sold out 6th Annual Benefit in honor of Brest Cancer Awareness Month. Malcolm who is most notably known for being the force behind historic films such as Girls Trip, The Best Man, and the newly released #1 film Night School was honored for using his platform to support the fight against breast cancer. Nike Music Marketing Director Dawn Baxter, was also recognized for surviving her recent battle against breast cancer.
The fundraiser took place last night at Café Medi and was hosted by The View's Sunny Hostin with music by the legendary DJ D-Nice. Attendees included Power 105's Angie Martinez, Essence's Dana Baxter, Alexander Wang's Stephanie Horton and more. ABOUT KICKED IT IN HEELS The mission of Kicked It In Heels is to eradicate health care disparities in breast cancer and to promote health in survivor-ship. We focus on breast cancer survivors, specifically young women and women of color. We provide basic information on screening and highlighting survivors’ experiences as they reclaim their normal lives. After diagnosis, we are encouraging lifestyle adjustments and dialogue by offering workshops focused on fitness, beauty and wellness. Kicked It In Heels is also a vehicle to conduct community-based studies that address healthcare disparities. Source | The Chamber Group Feature photo: David Livingston/Getty Images