How to Get Away with Murder
Genesis, the adorable four-year-old daughter of Viola Davis, refused to dress up as the popular Disney character Elsa or a pirate. Instead, she wanted to be her Emmy Award-winning mother.
If there’s one thing we love most about Viola Davis, it’s her delightful and classy demeanor. The actress opened up to The New York Times about her legendary Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy win and responded to criticism from General Hospital star Nancy Lee Grahn, who claimed Davis has never faced any kind of discrimination in Hollywood. […]
With the recent success of shows featuring African-American actors/actresses, are we experiencing the "Golden Age" of Black TV?
Hate and racism come in all shapes and sizes. After Viola Davis won the Emmy for her role as Annalise Keating in How to Get Away with Murder last night, she was bombarded with love, but from others, the reaction was not as rosy. Viola used her platform to let people know that after 67 years […]
Viola Davis made history Sunday night as the first Black woman to win an Emmy for outstanding actress in a drama series, bringing a sisterhood of Black actresses to their feet at the announcement of her accomplishment. But Davis’ win was the second history-making moment of her night — as Vanity Fair points out, the […]
Emmy contenders Taraji P. Henson and Viola Davis spoke on how they’ve managed to handle race and sexism in Hollywood with The Hollywood Reporter. The actresses were joined by Ruth Wilson (The Affair), Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Honourable Woman), Jessica Lange (American Horror Story: Freak Show) and Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex), for a roundtable discussion on women […]
Viola Davis’ performance on the critically acclaimed ABC drama How To Get Away With Murder won over fans, especially after the powerful scene featuring her character Annalise taking off her makeup and wig in the show’s fourth episode. In a conversation with Academy voters at the For Your Consideration panel last weekend, Davis says she wouldn’t […]
With the blockbuster success of ABC’s Black-ish, Fox’s record-breaking first season of Empire, as well as the success of Shonda Rhimes‘ How to Get Away With Murder and Scandal, it would seem as though network television is welcoming more diverse programming. It comes down to show me the numbers, which happens far more quickly on […]
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