Award winning Actress Viola Davis is featured on the cover of the upcoming August 2011 issue of Essence Magazine. In a cover story titled “Hollywood’s Best-Kept Secret,” the Oscar nominated movie star, who is currently promoting the feature film “Help,” talks about struggles black women face and more.

“As Black women, we’re always given these seemingly devastating experiences — experiences that could absolutely break us,” she says. “But what the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls the butterfly. What we do as Black women is take the worst situations and create from that point.”

For more on Viola Davis, pick up the August 2011 issue, on newsstands nationwide soon!


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