LaVerne Cody Gittens is an Producer, Actress, Educator and Artist. She has produced “LINK, Everyday Dramas in the Lives of African Americans” a weekly television show on Manhattan Neighborhood Network for over twenty two years, which spotlights the contributions of people in the arts and education. The show is named after my work, “The Link”, a steel and bronze sculpture of an African American woman presenting her story to the world. “Ramona’s Roundtable”, “Out Here”, and “Tiger and Me ” are some of the series I created for LINK, and several of my screenplays have been enacted, including “Baby Talk” and “The Week Before”. Guests on LINK have included Dr. Adelaide Sanford, Randy Weston, Abbey Lincoln, Jitu Weusi, Otto Neals, Bashiri Johnson.