In 2002, Halle Berry won the Oscar for Best Actress, for her role in “Monster’s Ball.” At the time, she gave a beautiful speech about how her win would be a momentous occasion for women of color, who could now walk through a door she helped to open. But today, fifteen years later, no black woman has done that just yet. And in 2016 and 2015, no black woman was even nominated for that honor.
In an interview with Teen Vogue, Halle says she looks back on the moment she once thought was groundbreaking, and sees it was worthless. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive clip from the Early Morning Evening News on the “Ed Lover Show.”