The Politics of Viola Davis’s Oscars Comment About “the Only Profession That Celebrates What It Means to Live a Life”

[ad_1] Yesterday I praised Viola Davis’s Oscars speech for being memorable without being explicitly political—for simply talking about her job in a moving and well-written way. Twitter quickly let me know I missed something. On social media and conservative-leaning news sites, Davis’s speech had in fact sparked outrage. After explaining that she felt her mission … Read more