Claim to fame Stars as Taystee on Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black; currently appearing as Sofia in The Color Purple on Broadway
Base New York
Adweek: What’s the first information you consume in the morning?
Danielle Brooks: Most of the time, it’s Twitter. It’s an easy way to get the news and know what’s going on in the world. There’s also this newsletter called theSkimm that I read. I love it because their headlines are so up to date with my generation [laughs], and it talks about really complicated subjects but in terms that I understand. And then after that, I’ll hit Instagram. Read more…