Sunday, April 18, 2021

Oprah Winfrey Talks Importance of Annie Lee Cooper in ‘Selma’ (Watch)

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The critically-acclaimed film Selma is now playing in theaters nationwide and Hollywood is all abuzz regarding the quality of directorship Ava DuVernay turned in on the film and the manner in which actor David Oyelowo totally transforms himself in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

However, one of the most pivotal roles in the entire offering is that of Annie Lee Cooper played by Oprah Winfrey. EURweb was at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in  New York City for the Selma press conference.

Below, Winfrey talks the significance of Ms. Cooper:

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Ricardo A. Hazell began his career in journalism in 1996 as a Research Intern for the prestigious Editor & Publisher Co. His byline has appeared in The Root, Washington Post, Black Enterprise and he helped define culture within the African Diaspora as Senior Cultural Contributor at The Shadow League. Currently working on the semi-autobiographical novel "Remorse".

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