Viola Davis on Essence Magazine - Talk About Natural Hair and Her Identity as a Black Actress
Viola Davis is beautiful inside and out on the cover of the October edition of Essence Magazine. She debuted her teenie tiny afro on the 2012 Oscar’s red carpet [here] and in this cover, she shows how it has grown and she inside the magazine, she talks about accepting her natural beauty as it affected her work as a black actress in Hollywood. Excerpts; I had to defend myself as an artist, but I found myself defending myself as a dark-skinned Black woman in front of people who did not know my life. . . .