This is the eighth edition of "This week in black women," a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the world spin.

This week, I'm shouting out some of Hollywood's best and brightest, a few new elected officials, a family you need to know about, and more. Remember these women! Pay these women! Follow these women! Let's do this.

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The adorable, important, feel-good story behind Viola Davis' Wonder Woman pic.

It turns out Viola Davis is a pretty big fan of Wonder Woman.

Leading up to the release of the new Wonder Woman film, Viola Davis shared an adorable throwback picture of her daughter dressed as Wonder Woman herself.

Davis' daughter, Genesis Tennon, is now 7. On Thursday, Davis shared an old photo of Genesis dressed as Wonder Woman back when she was about to turn 3.

"She wanted to keep her fro," the caption reads.

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On Feb. 26, 2017, Viola Davis won Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her work in "Fences."

Her work in the film opposite Denzel Washington follows a black family living in 1950s Pittsburgh. Exploring race relations at a critical time in U.S. history, the story allows us to see the world through the type of character that's not often given the spotlight.

"I became an artist, and thank God I did because we are the only profession that celebrates what it means to live a life," Davis said in her tearful speech accepting the award. "So here’s to [screenwriter] August Wilson, who exhumed and exalted the ordinary people."

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"How to Get Away With Murder" is just as provocative and sinful as its name suggests.

The TV series on ABC — often dubbed "HTGAWM" by fans — follows powerhouse lawyer Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) and her crew of cutthroat Philadelphia law students. Its story lines are laced with twists, turns, and a good amount of fake blood.

The cast of "How to Get Away With Murder." Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards.

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