“You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.”

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‘In my mind, I see a line, and over that line I see green fields and lovely flowers and beautiful white women with their arms stretched out to me over that line, but I can’t seem to get there nohow. I can’t seem to get over that line.’

That was Harriet Tubman in the 1800s. Let me tell you something: The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity.

–Viola Davis

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