SHonda Rhimes

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...

Shonda Rhimes Admits Killing Off A Certain Character Over Her Personal Dislike For The Actor

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It’s no secret that Emmy Award-winning producer Shonda Rhimes runs a tight ship when it comes to the way she expects the actors and actresses on her shows to conduct the themselves in real life, and she recently even admitted to cutting the lifespan of a certain...

Shondaland Takeover: Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington & Viola Davis Dominate The October 2015 Issue Of Essence

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Fall is here and you know what that means: Shonda Rhimes is taking over primetime television yet again! With the return of “Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “How To Get Away With Murder,” just around the corner, all members of the Shondaland family are hitting the...