This edition: Laverne Cox: A TimesTalks Conversation
Original tape date: August 25, 2015.
First aired: September 11, 2015.
With her ground-breaking role in "Orange Is the New Black," Laverne Cox became the first trans woman of color in a leading role on a mainstream scripted television show and earned an Emmy nomination. Don't miss this chance to hear the actress and advocate talk with New York Times senior culture editor Erik Piepenburg about appearing in the Netflix original series, starring in "Grandma," and filming her upcoming documentary, "Free CeCe," which confronts the culture of violence surrounding trans women of color. Taped Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 at the TimesCenter.
Laverne Cox Actress, “Orange is the New Black”
Erik Piepenburg Senior Culture Editor, The New York Times