Roxane Gay is interview on "Breaking Big"

Roxane Gay

See how Gay, child of Haitian immigrants, transcended expectations to become a leading voice in the feminist movement with her essay collection Bad Feminist. How did she convert a painful childhood into a career that helped women around the world?

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Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz

Track the route of San Juan's Mayor Cruz after Puerto Rico was slammed by a catastrophic hurricane. The city leader stood up and fought for relief aid, becoming the heroic voice of her struggling island and the Puerto Rican people.

  • 2019-10-27T15:00:00-07:00
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Trevor Noah

Learn how Noah, born and raised in South Africa, used his painful life stories to create a unique voice on the international comedy circuit. See how his tumultuous upbringing helped him secure one of the most coveted jobs in late-night television.

  • 2019-11-03T14:00:00-08:00
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Eddie Huang

Follow Huang, restaurateur, television host and author of "Fresh off the Boat," on his unique path to the American Dream. The first-generation Asian American credits the influence of his family and the cultural significance of food in his success.

  • 2019-11-10T14:00:00-08:00
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Danai Gurira

See how Tony Award-nominated writer Gurira made the leap from storyteller to Hollywood superstar. The Zimbabwe native yearned to bring African faces and voices to Broadway through her plays, but ended up starring in the mega-hit "Black Panther."

  • 2019-11-17T14:00:00-08:00
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