Extras

Video thumbnail: American Masters How It Feels To Be Free documentary

American Masters

How It Feels To Be Free documentary

How six iconic African American female entertainers challenged the entertainment industry.

How It Feels To Be Free documentary

Video thumbnail: American Masters Halle Berry on how seeing Diahann Caroll on TV changed her

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Halle Berry on how seeing Diahann Caroll on TV changed her

Having a role model on TV who looked like her made a big difference for Halle Berry.

Halle Berry on how seeing Diahann Caroll on TV changed her

Video thumbnail: American Masters Lena Waithe on mixed feelings towards Blaxploitation

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Lena Waithe on mixed feelings towards Blaxploitation

Producer, actor and writer Lena Waithe on the mixed feelings Blaxploitation evokes.

Lena Waithe on mixed feelings towards Blaxploitation

Video thumbnail: American Masters Alicia Keys doesn’t mind being compared to Lena Horne

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Alicia Keys doesn’t mind being compared to Lena Horne

The musician talks about why she admires Horne so much.

Alicia Keys doesn’t mind being compared to Lena Horne

Video thumbnail: American Masters Why Cicely Tyson was selective about her acting roles

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Why Cicely Tyson was selective about her acting roles

Tyson was mindful of how she performed Black womanhood.

Why Cicely Tyson was selective about her acting roles

Video thumbnail: American Masters Lena Waithe on why Cicely Tyson's hair was revolutionary

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Lena Waithe on why Cicely Tyson's hair was revolutionary

Waithe describes how Tyson's natural hair was an inspiration to many others.

Lena Waithe on why Cicely Tyson's hair was revolutionary

Video thumbnail: American Masters The role of women entertainers in the civil rights movement

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The role of women entertainers in the civil rights movement

Historian Ruth Feldstein on the role of women entertainers in the civil rights movement.

The role of women entertainers in the civil rights movement

Video thumbnail: American Masters Diahann Carroll talks race and makeup while filming "Julia"

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Diahann Carroll talks race and makeup while filming "Julia"

Carroll tells the story of an early makeup session for the TV show “Julia.”

Diahann Carroll talks race and makeup while filming "Julia"