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    10 Reasons Why Taraji P. Henson And Catana Starks Prove Black Girls Are Magic In "From The Rough"

    "The arts changed my life for the better. But I always say the greatest recipe for success is having self confidence."

    1. This is Taraji P. Henson, an actress you may recognize from "Person of Interest", "Hustle and Flow" and her Oscar-Nominated Performance in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button".

    2. Her latest movie is titled "From the Rough" and it will be released on April 25th, 2014.

    3. She's playing Coach Catana Starks, a character based off of the real life Dr. Catana Starks.

    4. Taraji is no slouch in the education department as well.

    5. Dr. Catana Starks, like Taraji, has a history of making adversity quiver in fear.

    6. But neither woman forgot about what's important in life- their relationships to youth.

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    For Taraji, it was her son Marcel. She often talks about the difficult journey all parents have in guiding their children to adulthood. Taraji takes a tough love approach in ensuring her son becomes a man, prepared to make it in the world before he enters college. Start at 1:39 and hear the wisdom DROPPED.

    7. Catana? She was more than a coach. Ask her former player, Sam Puryear.

    8. However, in the face of success, both women remain incredibly humble.

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    Start at :16 seconds and Swoon with me. She's amazing.

    9. Dr. Starks summarized it perfectly.

    10. Hence what we know.