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First Look: Why Viola Davis Says Black Actresses Are in Crisis Mode - Oprah's Next Chapter - OWN

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Published on Jun 19, 2013

Viola Davis, an Oscar winner best known for her roles in The Help and Doubt, says black actresses in Hollywood are in crisis mode. Watch as this Juilliard graduate shares how the small quantity (and poor quality) of roles for African-American women breeds a hostile, competitive environment.

Watch this episode of Oprah's Next Chapter on Sunday, June 23, at 9/8c, plus the world television premiere of the documentary Dark Girls at 10/9c.

For more on Oprah's Next Chapter visit http://www.oprah.com/OprahsNextChapter

Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN

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