“…When I look at a role, I will deliberately find the joy, the sensitivity, the strength, the vulnerability, the resilience. Because that’s what I appreciate about women and Black women, in particular. That’s what I want to celebrate — our resilience and our strength…” –Angela Bassett
ESSENCE magazine celebrates “simply the best” African-American actresses in Hollywood for its fourth annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards: Angela Bassett, Viola Davis, Jennifer Hudson and Loretta Devine. The 53 year-old actress, Angela Bassett graces the March 2011 issue.