Tag: Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington's American Son is a Riveting Tale About Black, White & Blue

Kerry Washington's American Son is a Riveting Tale About Black, White & Blue
By Zondra Hughes There’s been an incident and Kendra is a mother on the edge; her son Jamal is missing, and no one, it seems, can hear her screams. Kendra, trapped in a Miami-area police department waiting room, desperately clings to her phone, texting and calling Jamal nonstop. But there’s no response. Enter the young... Read more »

I Love Scandal, But I'm NOT Olivia Pope

I Love Scandal, But I'm NOT Olivia Pope
By A Comeaux I love Scandal, but  I if said this on Twitter the #Gladiators would snatch my wig! Here in the confines of my online blog, I will tell you my true feelings. (*Insert smirk with a side eye.) We, African-American women, are proud that we have a well-spoken, educated, attractive and fiercely dressed woman in an elite... Read more »

Essence and Scandal's Shonda Rhimes Launch Film Competition

Essence and Scandal's Shonda Rhimes Launch Film Competition
Essence magazine is “looking to welcome new voices to the Black Women in Hollywood family,” and challenges you to “write and direct an original short film, no longer than 20 minutes long, that presents an image of a Black woman in a unique, refreshing way.” The magazine has launched a short film contest to seek... Read more »
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The Great Black Hope

The Great Black Hope
By A Comeaux I more than love seeing women who look like me, showcased on television and the silver screen alike. It inspires and encourages me by letting me know that’s its possible. Race is a touchy issue on any platform and media is no exception. The Emmy Awards reminded us that if we are... Read more »