Angela BassettCicely TysonForest Whitaker
Black Panther star Angela Bassett, who plays Ramonda, opened up about her role models.
Bassett recalls a vast number of brave and inspirational African Americans from her childhood.
When asked about who her roll models were, Bassett had plenty to say.
Yeah, for me, I think it was Cicely Tyson, definitely. I remember Sounder. And Shirley Chisholm. Barbara Jordan.
Seeing these women just really serving and bold and smart as anyone. Smarter, even. Their intellect just rigorous, their background..