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OWN Spotlight Viola Davis

Oprah talks to Viola Davis, the most nominated Black actress in Oscar history, about her new film "Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom." In yet another critically acclaimed performance which led to an Oscar nomination for Best Actress, Davis inhabits “the Mother of the Blues” in an adaptation of an August Wilson play. Davis reveals what Ma's struggle says about today's America and what it taught her about harnessing her own powers as a Black woman. She also shares her thoughts on working with the late Chadwick Boseman on his final film.