May 6, 2011
Playing a maid seems to be a rite of passage for black actresses, from Hattie McDaniel to Whoopi to Oprah -- even today. Now Viola Davis plays one in The Help.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onFebruary 24, 2011
The Oscar-nominated actress, while promoting her new movie Yelling to the Sky, calls for more films that reflect the kind of life she's had.
by Nsenga Burton onSeptember 10, 2010
Proenza Schouler's short film masquerades as art by exploiting the lives of young black women.
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