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Television

‘I Always, Always Fight’: Octavia Spencer On Demanding More From Hollywood

Octavia Spencer plays businesswoman Madam C.J. Walker in the Netflix series Self Made. “I’ve always felt that her story was germane to who I am as a black woman,” Spencer says. Amanda Matlovich/Netflix hide caption toggle caption Amanda Matlovich/Netflix Octavia Spencer plays businesswoman Madam C.J. Walker in the Netflix series Self Made. “I’ve always felt […]

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Tavis Smiley Ordered To Pay PBS $1.5 Million For Violating Network’s ‘Morality’ Clause

PBS fired Smiley, pictured in 2016, after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced against the talk show host. During the civil trial, jurors heard from six women who said they were subjected to unwanted sexual advances from him. Rich Fury/Rich Fury/Invision/AP hide caption toggle caption Rich Fury/Rich Fury/Invision/AP PBS fired Smiley, pictured in 2016, after allegations […]

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