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Viola Davis to play Shirley Chisholm

Viola Davis, who will also produce the film with husband Julius Tennon, said through this film, she wanted to educate people about Chisholm.

published on : 10th January 2019

America's first black Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm​ biopic green-lit at Amazon 

Oscar winner Viola Davis will essay Chisholm in the biopic

published on : 9th January 2019

Viola Davis says 'The Help' is 'missed opportunity'

The actress feels uncomfortable that the story is largely told from the viewpoint of a white woman.

published on : 22nd October 2018

Viola Davis regrets her role in 'The Help'

Adapted from the 2009 Kathryn Stockett novel of the same name, "The Help" also featured Emma Stone as Skeeter Phelan, a young woman writing a book collected from the stories of black maids.

published on : 12th September 2018

If I'm Meryl Streep, pay me well, remarks actress Viola Davis

Davis, who is black, said her compensation has not been comparable to her white contemporaries.

published on : 16th February 2018

Los Angeles Women's March: Viola Davis, Scarlett Johansson rally crowd to protest against Donald Trump

This year's march comes amidst the #MeToo movement, which has been about highlighting sexual harassment at the hands of powerful individuals.

published on : 21st January 2018