Gabrielle Union, Viola Davis, Tyler Perry on High Points of the Year

Celebs tell BET.com about their personal and career highlights.

Posted: 12/06/2012 09:00 AM EST
Gabrielle Union, Viola Davis, Tyler Perry

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 SumpterAlex Cross co-stars Perry and Tyson and others reflect on the year that was, watch the video below!

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(Photos from left: Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images, Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images,Thomas Janssen, Pacificcoastnews.com)

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