IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2015 Whoopi Goldberg

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Whoopi Goldberg born Caryn Elaine Johnson; November 13, 1955 is an American comedienne, actress, political activist, writer and television host. Although Goldberg made her film debut in the avant-garde ensemble film Citizen: I’m Not Losing My Mind, I’m Giving It Away (1982), her breakthrough role was playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South in the period drama film The Color Purple (1985). For her performance, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

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