Not enough roles for black women in Hollywood? Let’s make some!
1. Thandie Newton/Alice Walker, 2. Amber Riley/Aretha Franklin, 3. Kerry Washington/Vonetta McGee, 4. Lupita Nyong’o/Grace Jones, 5. Mo’Nique/Hattie McDaniel, 6. Oprah Winfrey/Mary McLeod Bethune, 7. Regina Hall/Moms Mabley, 8. Teyonah Parris/Assata Shakur, 9. Viola Davis/Shirley Chisholm, 10. Jurnee Smollett/Eartha Kitt
Somebody has to write the scripts first! But I LOVE this list. So much!
Kerry Washington at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 25, 2014
best dressed at events 2014 → laverne cox in marc bouwer @ mtv video music awards
"The thing with Maritza, I honestly feel like she’s just very much a part of me and I can get into her really quickly especially when you put that uniform on and you’re on set with all these girls who are in prison. I think your imagination gets you there really quickly. I actually get sad! There’s this feeling of being trapped that comes over you. With this job you have to put yourself in someone else’s shoes. That’s how I prepare, I just put myself in someone else’s shoes."
Mindy Kaling on the worst birthday gift she’s received
tracee ellis ross and her mother diana backstage at thierry mugler’s s/s fashion show, 1991
"When I auditioned, I didn’t know the storyline. All I knew was that she was talking to her own mother in prison. What connects me and Daya together is no matter the struggle or what she’s been through, she can’t hold grudges and she really loves and wants to forgive and forget."