How To Get Away With Hunger

Originally posted on negression:
“The word that I would like to eradicate today is ‘unspeakable,’ because I think everything should be spoken.”– Viola Davis photo courtesy of Just Jared. Viola Davis recently revealed her painful past struggles with hunger. When Viola Davis shot to overdue stardom in her role as maid Aibileen Clark in 2011’s…

Black Butterflies, or just a post to sing the praises of my favorite actresses…

I would designate a special day and Oscar for the following women who have been visible to all of America for decades, enriched our lives, portrayed brave new worlds and given me the cinematic models to dream upon in my own little humble life as well as to imagine characters for… … More Black Butterflies, or just a post to sing the praises of my favorite actresses…

My response to Tavis Smiley’s “Ambivalence” about Viola Davis’s and Octavia Spencer’s Oscar Nominations for their roles as maids in “The Help”

We need to start separating the singular accomplishments of Black artists from the “Black” conversation as a whole in order to truly determine the merits of the work. … More My response to Tavis Smiley’s “Ambivalence” about Viola Davis’s and Octavia Spencer’s Oscar Nominations for their roles as maids in “The Help”