So what do you get when you combine a spirit brand with social justice, stir, and garnish with a jazz and hip-hop twist? The answer is all in the title of the documentary An Unexpected History: The Story of Hennessy and African-Americans.
Boris Kodjoe is charismatic, personable and knows how to work the room. He commands attention, but not in the "Hey, look at me!" kind of way. His swagger, his smile and warm, inviting demeanor make everyone take notice.