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viola davis - Buzzfeed
3:36pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

Beyonce's mother, Tina Knowles-Lawson, urges Congress to protect Black and Brown voters during pandemic

Beyoncé's mother, Tina Knowles-Lawson, is urging Senate leaders to pass legislation to protect the voting rights of all registered voters, especially Black and Brown communities disproportionately affected by Covid-19.

viola davis - CNN
11:55am PDT - June 25th, 2020

Idris Elba, Viola Davis and Queen Latifah among 300 black artists and execs pushing Hollywood to change

Some of the industry's best known black performers are lending their support to an organization that is calling on Hollywood to step up the battle against racism.

viola davis - CNN
7:36am PDT - June 24th, 2020

Black artists call on Hollywood to prove Black Lives Matter - Reuters India

More than 300 Black actors and filmmakers, including Idris Elba, Queen Latifah and Billy Porter, on Tuesday asked Hollywood to divest in the police and invest in anti-racist content.

viola davis - Reuters
9:08pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020

Black artists call on Hollywood to prove Black Lives Matter - Reuters

More than 300 Black actors and filmmakers, including Idris Elba, Queen Latifah and Billy Porter, on Tuesday asked Hollywood to divest in the police and invest in anti-racist content.

viola davis - Reuters
2:42pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020

Hundreds of Black stars call on Hollywood to quit glorifying police, commit to anti-racist content

In a letter to Hollywood, Kendrick Sampson, Idris Elba, Tiffany Haddish and more Black stars seek change in police depictions, more representation.

viola davis - USA Today
2:15pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020

Black artists call on Hollywood to prove Black Lives Matter - Reuters

More than 300 Black actors and filmmakers, including Idris Elba, Queen Latifah and Billy Porter, on Tuesday asked Hollywood to divest in the police and invest in anti-racist content.

viola davis - Reuters
1:49pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020

Queen Latifah: Let 'Gone With the Wind' be gone forever

Latifah, who portrays Hattie McDaniel in Ryan Murphy’s Netflix “Hollywood” series, says the story behind McDaniel’s Oscar win is not as shiny as the golden trophy.

viola davis - NBC News
10:52am PDT - June 16th, 2020

People Really Do Get Their Civil Rights History From Movies Like The Help. The Problem With That Is Clear

Research shows that people who watch historical movies tend to accept what is presented as the definitive historical truth—and such was true for 'The Help' more than for any other civil rights film

viola davis - Time
9:45am PDT - June 12th, 2020

Removing racism from our TV screens should be applauded – not derided

Society is quick to heap praise upon black people for playing narrowly-defined roles. But these groups are even quicker to critique us for demanding more

viola davis - Independent
4:58am PDT - June 11th, 2020

U.S. theatre world accused of exploiting, excluding people of color

Viola Davis, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Cynthia Erivo joined some 300 actors and playwrights on Tuesday in decrying racism in the U.S. theatre world, saying it had exploited, excluded and diminished people of color.

viola davis - Reuters
4:57pm PDT - June 9th, 2020

An Open Letter Signed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Viola Davis and Hundreds More Slams Racism in the Theater Industry

Viola Davis, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sandra Oh and some 300 other creators of color are calling out systemic racism in the theater world and demanding change

viola davis - Time
8:16am PDT - June 9th, 2020

'How To Get Away With Murder' Season 6 Streaming: How To Watch The Final Episodes of 'HTGAWM' Online

"How To Get Away With Murder" Season 6 has just six episodes left, which will answer the question of who killed Annalise Keating and Asher Millstone.

viola davis - Newsweek
7:08am PDT - April 2nd, 2020

'How To Get Away With Murder' Season 6, Episode 10 Preview: Who Killed Asher Millstone?

"How To Get Away With Murder" will return to ABC this week with Season 6, Episode 10, which sees two characters arrested for the murder of Asher Millstone.

viola davis - Newsweek
5:42am PDT - April 1st, 2020