Tyler Perry Donates $500,000 To The Apollo Theater At Spring Benefit

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The Apollo Theater had a huge night during their annual Spring Benefit raising a record-breaking $3.7 million including a $500,000 gift from Tyler Perry who made the surprise announcement during his acceptance speech.

As per Variety the esteemed director, producer and actor gave back to the Black creative community in a major way. When he was accepting the Impact Award presented by Academy Award® winner and The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg he revealed his initiative. “My studio [in Georgia] was once a former Confederate-owned army

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