Oprah & Renée Elise Goldsberry are the April 2017 cover stars of Essence magazine. On the cover, they look beautiful in white dresses and gold jewelry. Oprah & Renee are honoring Henrietta Lacks whose cells where used to push science and medicine. The film 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' debuts on April 22nd. For more on their feature, visit Essence.com and pick up a copy on newsstand on March 24th.
I love the opportunity to tell stories that people should know. I think it puts what we do as actors on the level of nurses and doctors. It takes us out of this idea of entertainment into an act of service. - Renée Elise Goldsberry