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Viola Davis's Message For Sexual Assault Victims Is Exactly What Needs To Be Said Right Now

ByCandice Jalili
While society is starting to make some strides in holding men accountable for their actions in the wake of the #MeToo movement, there is still plenty of work to be done when it comes to the way women are treated by men in powerful positions. Too…

Viola Davis Deserves Another Oscar For Bold Artist Of The Year Speech At Harvard

ByAdam Silvers
Actress Viola Davis just did it again. A few weeks ago, Davis delivered a moving Oscars acceptance speech after winning the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "Fences." In the speech above, fighting back the tears, Viola Davis…

Viola Davis' Emmy Speech Was A Perfect Time To Discuss Racial Inequality

ByNiki McGloster
Viola Davis' adamant remarks about racial and gender inequality during her acceptance speech at last night's Emmy Awards are what make her win particularly special. Achieving the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences statuette for best lead actress…

Soap Opera Actress Apologizes For Criticizing Viola Davis' Emmy Speech

ByTaylor Ortega
Nancy, hey. Hey, Nance, come here. Nancy, seriously, look at me. HEY… MAKE SURE YOU MAKE VIOLA DAVIS' MOMENT ALL ABOUT YOU, OK? Amid the cascade of praise on Twitter following Viola Davis' historic Outstanding Lead Actress win, one member of the…

Viola Davis Dedicated Her Historic Emmy Win To Fellow Black Actresses

ByTaylor Ortega
Sunday marked the 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards and the first-ever Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series win for a woman of color. In perhaps the most beautiful speech in Emmy history, Viola Davis dedicated her award for her performance in…