She The People: Viola Davis

Posted at 07:19 AM ET, 09/10/2012

‘Won't Back Down’ rankles teachers unions but may resonate in trenches

It shouldn’t be this hard to navigate the public school system.

By Lori Stahl  |  07:19 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Won't back down, Republican and Democratic conventions, teachers unions, public education, Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 01/30/2012

SAG Awards: From Hattie McDaniel to Viola Davis, still winning for playing ‘The Help’

It’s bittersweet that in 2012, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer, brilliant actresses both, are being celebrated for playing, yes, maids in “The Help.”

By Mary C. Curtis  |  10:36 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  'The Help', Kathryn Stockett, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Cicely Tyson, SAG awards, Gone with the Wind, Hattie McDaniel, Screen Actors Guild, Halle Berry