Tessa Thompson is an actress, outspoken feminist, activist, and singer-songwriter. She's best known for her role as Valkyrie in the Thor movies and Agent M in Men in Black: International. In her younger years, Thompson didn't see people who looked like her in favorite film genres. Now, Thompson has more roles available to her and refuses to be relegated to roles typically given to actresses of color. This cool biography follows Thompson's journey from acting in high school plays to breaking barriers in Hollywood. A timeline highlights key moments in Thompson's life.