Last night's episode of Oprah's Next Chapter was insightful. The episode was entitled, African-American Women in Hollywood, and featured Viola Davis, Gabrielle Union, Phylicia Rashad, and Alfre Woodard.
The women spoke about their daily challenges dealing with skin color, body images, and how Hollywood images can cause an African-American actress to question herself and her self-esteem.Listen to their stories below.
Viola Davis Says Black Actresses Are in Crisis Mode
Alfre Woodard on the Fierce Competition Among Black Actresses
When you think about the starlets and entertainers who turn to drugs, alcohol, and other self-destructive activities that end up ruining their careers and often their lives, it is a wonder how people stay sane in the public eye.