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Interview: Tessa Thompson Talks Emotionally Charged Scenes in 'Selma,' Becoming an Indie Poster Child w/'Dear White People,' & More

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • July 24, 2014 5:41 PM
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Tessa Thompson
It's a busy time for Tessa Thompson, who appears in two much-discussed films being released later this year, Ava DuVernay's sweeping Civil Rights drama, "Selma," and Justin Simien's highly anticipated racial satire "Dear White People."

In the Tradition of 'The Help,' 'The Blind Side' & 'The Butler' Comes... the 1st Trailer for 'Dear White People'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 19, 2014 12:26 PM
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A satire about being a black face in a white face debuts this fall

Andre Holland, Tessa Thompson Join Cast Of Ava DuVernay's 'Selma' Playing Andrew Young & Diane Nash

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • May 8, 2014 6:22 PM
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Andre Holland, Tessa Thompson Join Cast Of Ava DuVernay's 'Selma' Playing Andrew Young & Diane Nash

Sundance Review: 'Dear White People' (A Cinematic Answer To The Year Of The "Race-Themed" Film)

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • January 18, 2014 11:48 PM
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Sundance Review: 'Dear White People' (A Cinematic Answer To The Year Of The "Race-Themed" Film)

Watch Marla Gibbs, Tessa Thompson, Jake T. Austin In Trailer For 'Grantham And Rose'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 20, 2013 10:51 AM
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Watch Marla Gibbs, Tessa Thompson, Jake T. Austin In Trailer For 'Grantham And Rose'