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The Importance of Black Representation

Viola Davis tells Jennifer Hudson how she wanted to do something historically epic with Black people in it when she took on “The Woman King” role. “Ginny & Georgia” star Antonia Gentry talks about the importance of representation and being a mixed-race lead in a show. “The Bachelorette” star Charity Lawson tells Jennifer Hudson that she couldn’t believe when she was named the latest Bachelorette and how proud she is to show representation on television. “Whiteout” authors Angie Thomas and Dhonielle Clayton talk about why representation matters, plus, Javoris Hollingsworth and his daughter Graceyn talk about how they created the hit YouTube channel Gracie's Corner to give much-needed representation to children of color in online content.

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