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Why Viola Davis Says Black Actresses Are In Crisis Mode + Actresses On Light Vs. Dark Debate

Shadow and Act By Courtney | Shadow and Act June 20, 2013 at 4:46PM

Why Viola Davis Says Black Actresses Are In Crisis Mode + Actresses On Light Vs. Dark Debate
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2 more short teases from OWN network's broadcast of Oprah Winfrey's hour-long in-depth conversation with 4 black actresses as they each open up about the challenges, criticism and competition they face as black actresses today: Alfre Woodard, Viola Davis, Phylicia Rashad and Gabrielle Union


The episode of Oprah's Next Chapter, will air this Sunday, 9pm, and will be immediately followed by Dark Girls.

Yesterday Tambay posed a survey question: What do you hope is covered during the hour-long conversation? What would you like to see Oprah and the 4 actresses discuss, even though the episode has already been shot?

In addition to competition amongst black actresses, which Alfre Woodard talked about in yesterday's clip, in the 2 new teases below, Viola talks black actresses being in crisis mode, and the 4 actresses tackle the light vs dark skin debate, within the industry as well as in the black community - two other topics that some of you might hope are discussed on the show. 


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