2012 has been a huge year for Black celebrities, many of whom have done groundbreaking work in films and television. In our exclusive BET.com video, Gabrielle Union, Tyler Perry, Cicely Tyson and other stars share their favorite moments of the year, both professionally and personally.
For Union, the answer was clear: "Dwyane [Wade] winning the NBA championship," she says with a big laugh. For her Being Mary Jane director Salim Akil, it was his ongoing relationship with BET. "It's been trendsetting," says Akil. "It just gets better and better."
Viola Davis got especially emotional talking about her big year. The Help star and Oscar nominee reveals the one thing she did this year that set her "free."
To see Garcelle Beauvais, Tika Sumpter, Alex Cross co-stars Perry and Tyson and others reflect on the year that was, watch the video below!
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