Washington Post's "The Root" Spotlights SMC Alum & Rising Star Mahershala Ali
The Root, an online hub of news and commentary from an African-American perspective, profiles SMC alumnus and successful Hollywood actor Mahershala Ali '96. In the article "Learn the name Mahershala Ali," the Saint Mary's grad is interviewed about his featured role in the new film "The Place Beyond The Pines," starring Ryan Gosling, his body of work, including the popular Netflix series "House of Cards," and how his time at Saint Mary's as one the few African American students on campus helped prepare him for his career. The Root is owned by the Washington Post Company. Read the article.