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Thursday Aug 06 2020
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Web Desk

Viola Davis to be awarded by the African American Film Critics Association

By
Web Desk
Viola Davis to be awarded by the African American Film Critics Association

Hollywood's esteemed actor Viola Davis has been one of the most influential stars of the industry as well as a prominent voice for the African American community.

The 54-year-old Fences actor is getting awarded for her prowess at the African American Film Critics Association’s second-annual TV Honors.

The Academy Award-winning actor will be getting lauded as the best actress on August 22 at the event that will be held virtually.

The awards will also be including a special tribute for the actor for her film How to Get Away with Murder.

Alongside Davis, Kenya Barris and Sterling K. Brown have also been named as the honorees.

The invite-only stream will be available later on the AAFCA’s YouTube channel and will be hosted by Aida Rodriguez.

A portion of the proceeds from the events will be going towards the National Association of Black Journalists’ coronavirus relief fund.