WATCH: We chatted with James Bland, creator, director, and star of ‘Giants: The Series’

“I felt like, most of my life, I hadn’t seen myself on screen. I wanted desperately to, you know, see myself.”

James Bland wears many hats as the creator, director, writer, and star of Emmy-award winning Giants: The Series, now available on BET Plus. We chatted with the multi-hyphenate about how he arrived in Hollywood and set out to see himself on screen.

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