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Taraji P. Henson has been very public about her depression, and she explores mental health issues in her Facebook Watch program, Peace of mind with Taraji. Now she takes the show on the road. On February 16, the 10-time NAAACP Image Award winner will appear in Boston at the Museum of Science for “Peace of Mind: An Evening with Taraji P. Henson,” the Boston Globe reports.

The event will feature the Empire star speaking about her advocacy for mental health and addressing the stigma associated with mental health, especially in communities of color.

In other news, after the Tuesday night premiere of the eighth and final season of blackish, with michelle Obama, star of the series Tracee Ellis Ross says she is proud of the legacy of the program.

“I don’t take the cultural value and importance of our show lightly. It’s not for me that we thrived for eight years in a system that really isn’t designed to bring shows like black into people’s homes, ”she told EW.com

Finally, 9-1-1 Star Angela BassettAt 63, her iconic career continues to thrive, and after acting for 37 years, she loves to see other black actresses make their mark in Hollywood.

“It’s wonderful with 9-1-1 who i work with Aisha [Hinds] because i was a big fan of her watching Underground. And then for them to bring Marsha Warfield to represent his mother, whom I grew up watching Night court, “says the Golden Globe winner In the style.

“I am so proud of Hall [Berry] for making her directorial debut [with the Netflix movie Bruised]. Whatever a woman does, I support her and applaud her. Because we don’t feel 100% every day, ”says Bassett. “We have to be able to look and find inspiration.

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