SHonda Rhimes

Viola Davis’ JuVee Productions Signs ABC Development Deal

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On the heels of Kerry Washington signing a two-year development deal with ABC, Viola Davis and her husband’s production company JuVee Productions has also signed a two-year deal with the network. According to Variety, JuVee, which Davis founded with her husband Julius Tennon, will develop projects for broadcast,...

Kerry Washington Makes Casual Sexy On The Cover Of ELLE

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Kerry Washington is ELLE Magazine’s April cover girl and she’s got our full attention. Rocking an oversized crew neck ‘Cassius Clay’ sweatshirt (ode to Muhammad Ali) and tousled hair, the Scandal star is serving up nothing less than fearless, fierce and in charge. Inside, Kerry...

Black Girls Rock! 2016 Gears Up For Yet Another Incredible Show

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BET Networks and Beverly Bond, CEO, founder and Creator of “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!,” have announced the return of everyone’s favorite curly haired funny girl Tracee Ellis Ross as the host of “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!” 2016. This year’s star-studded line up of honorees include Rihanna (Rock...

Shonda Rhimes, Common, and Norman Lear to Produce Documentary Series on Inequality in America

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Despite our nation’s progress, inequality remains a huge issue in America. Currently, the wealth of the top one-percent is equal to that of the remaining 99-percent, and things just keep getting worse. To explore these issues, producer and writer Shonda Rhimes, rapper Common, and TV vet Norman...

2015’s Top 12 Books by Black Women

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Black women authors dominated 2015. Emerging and renowned Black women writers penned relatable fictional and non-fiction stories about everything from dysfunctional families to the myriad ways class privilege shapes Black childhood. Many of these writers were bestowed with worthy accolades, from a National Book Award...