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16 Sep, 2014

Phylicia Rashad speech

Rashad speaks at the YWCA Inspire Luncheon about her mother.

She had started what would become very popular in our country years later. Book clubs.

7 Feb, 2014

Phylicia Rashad speech

Rashad speaks at The NEA Foundation’s 2014 Salute to Excellence in Education.

When these children become the leaders of tomorrow, this world will be forever changed.

26 Jan, 2014

Phylicia Rashad interview

Interview

Rashad talks about a young actress she directed on a project.

She’s a thinking actress she’s not just a little cute kid.

23 Oct, 2013

Phylicia Rashad interview

Interview

Rashad is interviewed at Claflin University by one of the students.

Young people need to vote and young people need to be very active in voter registration.

10 May, 2013

Tavis Smiley interview

Interview

Rashad discusses her career and her latest stage directing projects in this interview for PBS. On directing vs. acting:

Well, first of all, it’s working with the entire production and the entire creative team. You know how that works, how that happens, how to galvanize energies to move in alignment with a vision as the vision is developing. That’s an amazing thing. It’s an amazing experience for me.

15 Jan, 2013

Phylicia Rashad interview

Interview

Rashad talks about beauty and her own self acceptance and the first time she felt beautiful.

When I gave birth to my son.

21 Oct, 2011

Phylicia Rashad interview

Interview

Rashad talks about her series Psych and what it is like working on a series vs. theater.

In theater you have that performance to do the entire thing.

4 May, 2011

Phylicia Rashad interview

Interview

Rashad talks at the record store Amoeba searching through albums for a play she is directing.

I came in here looking for jazz.

17 Mar, 2011

Phylicia Rashad interview

Interview

Rashad talks about her mother’s choice to cleverly camouflage racism from her and her siblings back when she was raising them.

My mother, Vivian Ayers, who decided that her children were not going to be scarred by racism.

1 Nov, 2010

Phylicia Rashad interview

Interview

Rashad talks with Smiley about getting away from being type cast in Hollywood.

You have to know who you are. And that’s who I am, a developing actress.

16 Sep, 2010

Phylicia Rashad interview

Interview

Rashad talks about having diversity.

Understanding something about yourself that’s beyond your conception of who you are.

10 Feb, 2010

Phylicia Rashad interview

Interview

Rashad talks about her view on self image and success.

It’s very helpful and important to understand what your self is.

17 Nov, 2009

Phylicia Rashad interview

Interview

Rashad talks about her play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof having to be fine tuned to suit African American culture and economic social standards.

Debra has moved the play from the 50’s to the 80’s.

4 Nov, 2009

Phylicia Rashad speech

Rashad talks at The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor about Cosby’s positive influence on her while filming The Cosby Show.

I learned the secret of what it means to be great.

3 Sep, 2009

Phylicia Rashad interview

Interview

Rashad talks with Jenny Craig Inc. about her weight gain, weight loss, and being a spokesperson for Jenny Craig.

I walked up three flights of stairs and couldn’t breathe.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_T7NuOIqwM

6 Jun, 2004

Wins Tony

Rashad wins the Tony Award for Best Actress (Play) at the 58th Annual Tony Awards for portraying Lena Younger in A Raisin in the Sun. She is the first African American woman to win in this category. Rashad thanks her parents, her family, and God. She also speaks of the historical nature of her win.

When I was little my mother taught me I could do anything and I wouldn’t be scarred by racism. ‘This is an honor for any actress and that’s the truth.

Sep 1987

Bill Boggs interview

Interview

Rashad talks to Boggs about raising her children today as opposed to how her mother raised her.

I will not raise my daughter differently than how my mother raised me.

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