This week, Tracy talks to Hollywood legend Margaret Avery. They talk about the Blaxploitation movement of the ’70s, what it was like starring as Gabrielle Union’s mother in “Being Mary Jane,” and her iconic role as Shug Avery in The Color Purple.
Strong Black Legends is a weekly show brought to you by Netflix and Strong Black Lead that honors the best of black Hollywood. Every Tuesday, host Tracy Clayton sits down with the legends that paved the way for black representation both on and off screen
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