Career Highlights from African Americans Who Made Time's 100 Most Influential People
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Career Highlights from African Americans Who Made Time’s 100 Most Influential People

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Lee Daniels:

Daniels is an award-winning film producer, director, and actor who brought to the big screen popular films such as Monster’s Ball, Precious, and The Butler. He currently serves as the creator, director and producer of Fox’s hit show Empire.

“His eyes and ears are attuned to nuance. He knows how to rattle the nerves of the zeitgeist. He is an undeniable, singular voice, the likes of which we’ve rarely seen,” wrote Oprah Winfrey in her Time piece about the creative genius.


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