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Shonda Rhimes Will Own ABC on Thursday Nights Play

Shonda Rhimes Will Own ABC on Thursday Nights

by Jamilah King on May 14 2014, 11:37AM

She just inked a new four-year deal with ABC Studios.

Topics: Culture

Meet Viola Davis' New Science Fiction Character

Meet Viola Davis’ New Science Fiction Character

by Jamilah King on July 2 2013, 9:38AM

Check out her new character poster for ‘Ender’s Game.’

Topics: /NOW

Viola Davis Welcomes Protestors Who Disrupted 'Won't Back Down' Premiere

Viola Davis Welcomes Protestors Who Disrupted ‘Won’t Back Down’ Premiere

by Jorge Rivas on September 28 2012, 11:45AM

An estimated 50 parents and teachers demonstrated outside the “Won’t Back Down” film premiere in New York Sunday.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Viola Davis Walks the Oscar Red Carpet with Her Natural Hair

by Jorge Rivas on February 26 2012, 7:19PM

Viola Davis walks the Oscar red carpet with her natural hair.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Viola Davis at Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon [Photo]

Viola Davis at Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon [Photo]

by Jorge Rivas on February 24 2012, 3:30PM

Viola Davis attended Essence Magazine’s Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel last night.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Oprah Meets Viola Davis' 19-Month-Old Daughter, Genesis [Video]

Oprah Meets Viola Davis’ 19-Month-Old Daughter, Genesis [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on February 17 2012, 3:36PM

Watch a rare side of Viola Davis and Oprah Winfrey.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Viola Davis Says Her Mother Has Not Seen 'The Help'

Viola Davis Says Her Mother Has Not Seen ‘The Help’

by Jorge Rivas on February 16 2012, 10:30AM

“My mother has yet to see the movie… I think it’s just because — I think it’s painful. You have a whole generation of women who don’t want to be reminded of the past,” Davis said.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Viola Davis is Totally Oscar Dress Shopping at Vera Wang Fall 2012 Fashion Show [Photo]

Viola Davis is Totally Oscar Dress Shopping at Vera Wang Fall 2012 Fashion Show [Photo]

by Jorge Rivas on February 14 2012, 2:11PM

Oscar nominee Viola Davis sat next to fashion royalty Andre Leon Talley and Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Anna Wintour, at the Vera Wang Fall 2012 fashion show on Tuesday.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Viola Davis to Tavis Smiley: 'That Mindset You Have is Destroying Black Artists'

Viola Davis to Tavis Smiley: ‘That Mindset You Have is Destroying Black Artists’

by Jorge Rivas on February 10 2012, 1:45PM

The interview was more of a heated debate but it offered insight in to the minds of both actresses and how they feel about the criticism ‘The Help’ has received.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, The Help

Viola Davis Goes With Her Natural Hair for LA Times Mag

Viola Davis Goes With Her Natural Hair for LA Times Mag

by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2012, 6:18PM

Viola Davis like you’ve never seen her before.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, The Help

Viola Davis' SAG Speech Shouts Out Segue Institute's 91% Latino Student Body [Video]

Viola Davis’ SAG Speech Shouts Out Segue Institute’s 91% Latino Student Body [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2012, 10:25AM

When Viola Davis won a SAG Award for Outstanding Female Actress in a leading role Sunday night her acceptance speech included a special note for the students at Segue Institute of Learning in Central Falls, Rhode Island.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, The Help

Viola Davis Tells Charlize Theron She Doesn't Know What She's Talking About

Viola Davis Tells Charlize Theron She Doesn’t Know What She’s Talking About

by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2012, 10:56AM

During Newsweek’s Oscar roundtable, Viola Davis tried to speak about the difficulties of being a black actress in Hollywood—but a well-intentioned reply from Theron was just another example of the problem.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, The Help

Pictures of Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer in W’s Best Performance Issue

by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 5:51PM

Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer made in to W Magazine’s best performance issue that highlights twenty of “this years brightest stars.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

The Association of Black Women Historians Says 'The Help' is Distorted

The Association of Black Women Historians Says ‘The Help’ is Distorted

by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 2:10PM

According to the historians about the only thing that’s true in the film is that working black women in the South often labored as domestic servants in white homes.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, The Help

Viola Davis is This Year's Frontrunner for Best Actress (The Help)

Viola Davis is This Year’s Frontrunner for Best Actress (The Help)

by Jorge Rivas on January 5 2012, 3:03PM

Regardless of how you feel about ‘The Help,’ you gotta give it to Viola Davis for not being afraid to talk about race.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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