Ava DuVernay Guest-Edits TIME's Optimism Issue
“The national headlines were what we’ve come to expect: bigotry, poverty, injustice, trauma, trouble. I weighed my own feelings of despair and doubt against the idea of reveling in an experience dedicated to optimism. The choice was easy.”
Watch Cecily Tyson Accept Honorary Oscar
The 93-year-old Hollywood veteran reflected on her decades of work in the entertainment industry while accepting a special gold statue at the 10th Annual Governors Awards.
Diana Ross, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Among 21 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients
Several changemakers of color past and present will receive the nation’s highest civilian honor during a ceremony on November 22.
Cicely Tyson Shares Gems at 'Black Girls Rock Award Ceremony
The legendary actress is here for another generation of women.
Cicely Tyson Made History at Last Night's Tony Awards
Tyson got the longest standing ovation of the night. But that’s not all.