by Viola Davis
The first African American actress to achieve an Academy Award, an Emmy, and two Tony Awards, the "triple crown of acting," Viola Davis has written a candid and inspiring memoir. From her coming of age in Rhode Island to her hard-won success, Davis shares how with grit and determination she overcame the pain of poverty, domestic abuse, and racism. Davis gives readers hope that it is possible to let go of shame and move forward to achieve your goals.
See the Jones Library Antiracism Book List for recommended titles for all ages.