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Forest Whitaker

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27 Feb, 2014

Tavis Smiley interview

Interview

Whitaker discusses his latest movie, Repentance, and touches on his foundation that empowers young people into becoming community leaders.

It tries to work with peace-builders to become community builders in their neighborhoods. We work with the first 34 youths and we train them in conflict transformation and life skills, because we work with life coaching and things of that nature, and trauma release and stuff like that.

4 Feb, 2014

Essence Cover

Magazine Cover

winfreyWinfrey, Whitaker, Jordan, and Ejiofor appear on the cover of Essence magazine to discuss their upcoming movies, The Help and 12 Years A Slave. Winfrey on being sexy:

I don’t think of myself as being sexy and I’m not even sure how one is sexy.

Ejiofor on his role:

Even though there were emotional moments to shoot, overall I think every member of the cast and crew was there for one reason: They felt it was a tale that deserved to be told.

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