Our own Uzo Aduba  happens to be  the cover girl of the September issue of ESSENCE. She had struggled to merge her Nigerian roots with her Boston upbringing in the beginning  that she had to asked her mum if it was possible she could change her name to Zoe.

However, things got rolling for her when she found acting as her career. She inspires other ladies  “This business will try to convince you that you’re not enough,” she says in her cover story. “That you’re not pretty enough, thin enough, talented enough, interesting enough, experienced enough, and I say, ‘Enough. Enough with that!’”

Aduba explained the more  “My heart never quit,” she recalls. “And that was the first time I felt my heart give out on me.” She talked the more “There are millions of people in this world who choose to watch our show, and without that choosing, we would not exist,” she said. “Thank you for being open enough to allow us into your home. Thank you for seeing us and seeing that we matter.”