This week, we’re celebrating the Oscars by speaking to stars from three breakout movies of the season. Barry Jenkins, Director of the Oscar-nominated movie, ‘Moonlight’, Octavia Spencer talks about playing mathematician Dorothy Vaughan in the hit movie, ‘Hidden Figures’. Mykelti Williamson reflects on his role as Gabriel Maxson in the big-screen adaptation of August Wilson’s play, ‘Fences’. Listen Now
Tavis Smiley has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Gulfport, Mississippi (PDF).
Iyanla Vanzant is the founder and executive director of Inner Visions International and the Inner Visions Institute for Spiritual Development. The author of 13 titles—including five New York Times bestsellers and the Inner Visions CD Series—she is the former host of the television series Iyanla, and former co-host of the NBC daytime reality show Starting Over. The proud grandmother of eight currently resides in Maryland where she spends many quiet days making scrapbooks and homemade herbal soap.