10 Enchanting Young Black Actresses To Watch

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10 Enchanting Young Black Actresses to Watch - BET Star Cinema is set to premiere the critically acclaimed film Beasts of the Southern Wild, starring the fascinating Quvenzhané Wallis, so we decided to highlight other magical Black actresses on the rise. Beware of their power!(Photos from left: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Women in Film, Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images, Michael Kovac/Getty Images for ELLE)

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10 Enchanting Young Black Actresses to Watch


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Amandla Stenberg


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Quvenzhané Wallis

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Zendaya Coleman


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Aja Naomi King


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Zoe Kravitz


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Logan Browning

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Kiersey Clemons

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Shanice Williams - When word broke that NBC would produce a version of the cult-classic film The Wiz, everyone wondered who'd play the coveted role that Miss Diana Ross made iconic in the 1978 film adaptation. We now know that Shanice Williams is prepared to take on the role and, from the look of things, we're going to see more of this young lady on the Broadway stage, the big screen and beyond. (Photo: Joseph Marzullo/WENN.com)

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Shanice Williams


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Keke Palmer


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Aeriel Miranda