6-Year-Old Dresses Up as Viola Davis for Black History Month

A six-year-old girl in Detroit has paid homage to actress Viola Davis in a video celebrating Black History Month.

Kenya White filmed her daughter Rosie portraying Davis. White told Storyful that Rosie has been making weekly videos to commemorate Black History Month.

“I am Viola Davis, actress and producer. I am the first black woman to win a triple crown of acting… A triple crown of acting is an Emmy, Academy and Tony Award. I’ve won all of those awards,” Rosie says in the video. Credit: Kenya White via Storyful

Video Transcript

- I am Viola Davis, actress and producer. I'm the first Black woman to achieve the Triple Crown of acting. What's the Triple Crown of acting, you ask? Hm. I'm going to teach you. A Triple Crown of acting is the Emmy, Academy, and Tony Awards. I win all of those awards. [CHUCKLING] "Time" magazine named me one of the most influential people in the world twice. I am the first and only Black woman to win the Primetime Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. I've been in this business for over 20 years, and I'm not letting up. Me, Viola Davis.