In 2013, Orange Is the New Black began captivating audiences with its cast of female characters representing diverse strata of society. Perhaps no star on the show has inspired as much as Laverne Cox, who plays the black transgender inmate Sophia Burset. Cox’s work, both as an actor and off-screen, has brought attention to the risks faced by vulnerable populations, particularly racial minority transgender individuals.
Laverne CoxBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781508171591 Format: Print Book Edition: Library edition Publisher: Rosen Central Page Count: 112 Trim Size: 6" x 9" Dewey Classification: 306.76/809 Accelerated Reader: Level: 8, Points: 2 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 10.6, Points: 6 Lexile: Level: 1120L
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