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Taraji’s giving out parenting advice and explains how she stands as a Black woman in Hollywood.

Academy award-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson’s latest leading role is as the face of JET. The multifaceted performer and producer, speaks candidly about being motivated by her family’s modest means and opens up about the controversial, tough-love parenting style that led to her decision to bench her teen son from his first year of college!

Inside the issue, Taraji tell JET:

–Why She’s Making Her Son Work Before School and says “…I’m not bringing up a mama’s boy…I’ve got him out here looking for work so he can see how hard it is when you just have a high school diploma.”

–Commanding Respect in Hollywood

–Changing Her Family’s Financial Future, “My daddy was blue-collar as you get. At one point he was homeless, but he was always a man. He never made excuses. He got it done.”

The new issue hits newsstands Monday, Dec. 3.

Images via JET



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