Angela Bassett opens up about honoring her late mother through advocacy

The “Black Panther” star lost her mom in 2014 to heart failure and has since partnered with the American Heart Association to promote education around the disease.
1:17 | 05/17/21

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Transcript for Angela Bassett opens up about honoring her late mother through advocacy
My mother Betty Jane she's very strong we're Reynolds this term and you know sample which he had high. Expectations for her two daughters single mom. Later in life she did bella type two diabetes. And armed and came cardiovascular. Disease and ultimately. She was loss to Hartsfield here. Ambassador for the American Heart Association American back Heath association. It's amazing she went indecent. Leave it and able to you know just honored the woman that my mother. Was also to you. This incredible platform that I had to get the work. A portentous my mother every game. This is an opportunity to use her life to you know make simpler than what we'll. Scarcity. Am. It's about education efficacy and making the instructions. That can make a real difference in our lives and winds are light wounds an inner inner can.

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