Viola Davis Talks About Making Women Of Color 'Part of the Narrative'

At the National Women’s History Museum’s fourth annual Women Making History Brunch, Viola Davis gave an inspiring speech about being able to represent women of color through her work. “I understand that acting is not rocket science. I do. But I do feel that it’s an important art form,” said Davis. “It is my mission in… »9/20/15 5:05pm9/20/15 5:05pm

How to Get Away With Murder Finale: Was It Good for You?

Last night on How to Get Away With Murder, Viola Davis' first season as television's best defense attorney Annalise Keating ended with a bang—or rather a choke—and left everyone screaming. I, alternatively, just clapped for the fabulous performances and masterfully hidden culprit. Honestly, I'm still kind of mad I… »2/27/15 12:10pm2/27/15 12:10pm

'Men Take Things': How to Get Away with Murder Addresses Sexual Abuse

Viola Davis already acts her ass off on How to Get Away with Murder, so it's a smart move pairing her with Cicely Tyson, who masterfully played Annalise Keating's mom on Thursday night's How to Get Away with Murder. The most intense moment in the episode was a scene where they addressed rape and molestation. »2/20/15 1:15pm2/20/15 1:15pm

Viola Davis Expertly Shades the New York Times In Acceptance Speech

During Wednesday night's People's Choice Awards, wearing a bold gown and a solid wig choice, Viola Davis took the stage to accept the award for Favorite Actress in a New TV Series. She thanked lots of people—her daughter, her husband, Shonda Rhimes. She also managed to slip in a little dig at The New York Times. »1/08/15 9:50am1/08/15 9:50am

Viola Davis Is the Reason We're Watching How to Get Away with Murder

Six episodes into How to Get Away with Murder, I've asked myself, "Why am I still watching this?" While the freakish twists and cliffhangers make for good shock value, I barely care about the supporting characters. The reason I've stayed dedicated is, without a doubt, Viola Davis' performance as Annalise Keating. »11/06/14 6:00pm11/06/14 6:00pm