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Viola Davis is the first Black actress to achieve the feat of winning a Tony, Emmy and Oscar Award, better known as the “Triple Crown of Acting.” Davis also won the Harvard Foundation’s Artist Of The Year Award, joining the likes of Quincy Jones and Salma Hayek, among other stars. Davis was born August 11, […]

Viola Davis is a newly minted Oscar winner, but the Fences star grew up with much, much less. Davis opens up in PEOPLE’s new cover story about the struggles of growing up in poverty and how her talent propelled her to success later in life. In the issue, the Best Supporting Actress winner talks movingly […]

Viola Davis finally has the Academy Award she deserves. The acclaimed actress won the statue for Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars, for her role in Fences. And thank God we had a box of tissues ready when she delivered her acceptance speech. “There’s one place that all the people with the greatest potential are gathered, one place, […]

A record-tying seven actors of color are nominated in lead and supporting categories at the 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony, which airs Sunday, February 26, at 8:30 pm EST on ABC.

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Fences starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis premieres in theaters nationwide on Christmas day.

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getty images: ‘Fences’ is already a Tony Award-winning play, but how will it do in the Oscar race? The play first opened in 1987 winning the Tony for best play that year, and when they did a revival of it in 2010, it won “best revival” as well as best actor for Denzel Washington and best actress […]

First Lady Michelle Obama joined Hillary Clinton for the first time on the campaign trail Thursday at a rally in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

In the two-minute spot, the former Miss Universe says she felt victimized by Trump on numerous occasions.