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Viola Davis talks about starring in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

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In the new Netflix film “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” Viola Davis plays the real-life “Mother of the Blues.” The actress tells Hoda Kotb about her journey to becoming one of the biggest names in Hollywood. “My main purpose right now is to help people feel the things that I never felt as a child growing up,” she says.