How It Feels To Be Free
Halle Berry on how seeing Diahann Caroll on TV changed her
In this outtake from "American Masters: How It Feels To Be Free," actress Halle Berry talks about the television show that "rearranged her" and made her realize that she "had value," demonstrating the importance of having role models in media.
The musician talks about why she admires Horne so much.
Carroll tells the story of an early makeup session for the TV show “Julia.”
Historian Ruth Feldstein on the role of women entertainers in the civil rights movement.
Waithe describes how Tyson's natural hair was an inspiration to many others.
Producer, actor and writer Lena Waithe on the mixed feelings Blaxploitation evokes.
Tyson was mindful of how she performed Black womanhood.