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Octavia Spencer says it’s time for Hollywood to tell “new and fresh stories”

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    Why this year’s Emmys nominations list is an important moment for Black actors

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    Viola Davis says The Help was created in the “cesspool of systemic racism”

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    Dev Patel is here to single-handedly revive the Arthurian legend in his new film

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“I'm thrilled to see films centered around black love that aren't rooted in trauma”

Films focusing on slavery and trauma are no longer the only fare for those who want to watch black-led cinema.

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These celebrity stories condemning the gender pay gap will inspire you to ask for more

Brilliant women share the ways they tackled equal pay in Hollywood and beyond.

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Ma 2019: Octavia Spencer’s new horror film helped her shake off this racist stereotype

The actor says she's been typecast as a "sassy black woman" for too long

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Octavia Spencer says LeBron James “had to intervene” to get her equal pay on new Netflix show

It seems and Oscar win is still not enough to guarantee proper pay.

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Viola Davis wishes she’d never taken her role in The Help. Here’s why.

“Have I ever done roles that I’ve regretted? I have – and The Help is on that list”

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Jessica Chastain on why we’re all to blame if we stay silent about salaries

“Your silence is your discrimination.”

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Reese Witherspoon and Octavia Spencer CONFIRMED for Serial-inspired TV show

Fans of the true crime podcast definitely won’t want to miss this…

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