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Lena Waithe on why Cicely Tyson's hair was revolutionary
Writer, producer, and actor Lena Waithe explains why the hair of Black women can be revolutionary, and how Cicely Tyson's decision to wear hers naturally was an inspiration to many other Black women.
Alicia Keys doesn’t mind being compared to Lena Horne
The musician talks about why she admires Horne so much.
Diahann Carroll talks race and makeup while filming "Julia"
Carroll tells the story of an early makeup session for the TV show “Julia.”
The role of women entertainers in the civil rights movement
Historian Ruth Feldstein on the role of women entertainers in the civil rights movement.
Halle Berry on how seeing Diahann Caroll on TV changed her
Having a role model on TV who looked like her made a big difference for Halle Berry.
Lena Waithe on mixed feelings towards Blaxploitation
Producer, actor and writer Lena Waithe on the mixed feelings Blaxploitation evokes.
Why Cicely Tyson was selective about her acting roles
Tyson was mindful of how she performed Black womanhood.