Was nominated for an Emmy Award for her work on the Public Broadcasting Service production of American Playhouse: Go Tell It on the Mountain (1985).
I'm not good at playing stereotypes. I don't ingratiate myself to the powers-that-be as some nice, Negro, colored, abiding person. You cannot depend on me to be that Negro that you have come to know and love, that you're used to.
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA
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