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The Help star explains why she's glad she's not playing a domestic worker in the upcoming Beautiful Creatures film.
by Julia Chance onOctober 6, 2012
The star and Won't Back Down director say the film shows education answers, not right-wing agenda.
September 26, 2012
Does every movie she's in now have to be controversial? But perhaps that's a good thing when it comes to her opportunities for serious acting.
by Hillary Crosley onApril 28, 2012
Nonso Anozie talks diversity on the HBO show and opportunities for black actors in the U.S.
by Denise Stewart onApril 23, 2012
One of Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People" explains how blacks can excel in math and science.
by Claudio E. Cabrera onMarch 17, 2012
Davis to play the first black female elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
February 27, 2012
Is there only so much black-hair positivity to go around?
by Genetta M. Adams onFebruary 27, 2012
Octavia Spencer wins big, Chris Rock gets laughs and Viola Davis goes home empty-handed.
by Latifah Muhammad onFebruary 18, 2012
We talked to Viola Davis, Ben Jealous and more about black history, Obama and, of course, Whitney.
February 6, 2012
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