Black History Month Vignettes

 

XFINITY TV’s CelebrateBlackTV.com shares the journeys of various black entertainment pioneers

Oprah Winfrey

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Lupita Amondi Nyong’o
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Denzel Washington 
The actor talks about the impact his Oscar-winning role in “Training Day” had on his career.
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Ryan Coogler 
He talks about how Oscar Grant’s story influenced his decision to write and direct critic-favorite “Fruitvale Station.”
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Nia Long, Taye Diggs and Sanaa Lathan 
The trio talks about how they got into character for popular film, “The Best Man Holiday.”
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Tristan Mack Wild
The 24-year-old star talks about the significance of his movie, “Red Tails.”
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Barkhad Abdi
The former limo driver talks about getting into character for his Oscar-nominated role in “Captain Phillips.”
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