Singer Mary J. Blige graces the cover of Essence and talks about her upcoming movie “Mudbound” that is creating an Oscar buzz!

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The movie centers around two families in the Mississippi Delta during the Jim Crow Era. Blige plays Florence Jackson, a mother of four who’s navigating her family through the dangers of being Black while living on a flood-drenched farm in the south. The movie is directed by Dee Rees and hits Netflix on Nov 17.

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