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Viola Davis On Blues Singer Ma Rainey: "She Fought For Herself"

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Oprah sits down with Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis to discuss her role as fearless blues singer Ma Rainey in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom." Here, Davis explains that even though Ma's struggle is a reflection of the country during the great migration, the singer "did not fall prey to the traps of her time."

Stream OWN Spotlight: Viola Davis on the WatchOWN app and on discovery+ starting Saturday April 17. Plus, hear the conversation on the "Super Soul" podcast starting April 19.
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