Over 2,000 students entered the ticket lottery for the event sponsored by the Brown Lecture Board, Monday evening.
Davis says her life story is like a epic journey as she recounts her story form modest beginning in Central Falls, RI. through education and to a star studded career in Hollywood.
She talk about becoming the first black woman to win the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series at age 50.
Davis even took the audience back with her to a one-room sharecropper’s home in South Carolina with no toilet or running water.
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