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  Kerry Washington has a ton of projects in the works, and she just landed the leading role in an upcoming film directed by Eva Longoria. The Scandal alum will be the leading lady in 24-7, a comedy that’s reminiscent of Dolly Parton’s iconic film, 9-5. Washington will executive produce the film that centers on […]

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Joe Morton is widely known for his Emmy-winning role as Elijah Pope on ABC’s Scandal, but don’t get it twisted, Morton has been Forrest Gump’ing through a lot of iconic shows and films including What’s Happening, Sanford & Son, Terminator 2 and even M.A.S.H. “Papa Pope” walks us through some of his roles over the…

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Netflix and Shondaland have finally revealed the long list of projects they’re cooking up and we have all the details about what we can expect from Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers.  “I wanted the new Shondaland to be a place where we expand the types of stories we tell, where my fellow talented creatives could […]

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  The nominees for the 2018 Emmys have been announced and it looks like it has been a big year for Black folks on television. There’s a lot more melanin than usual in the long list of actors and personalities in the running for a trophy and we couldn’t be happier about it. Colin Jost […]

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  If you haven’t taken the time to watch this week’s episode of Five Points, you’re missing out. The Facebook Watch series produced by Kerry Washington is one of the most intelligent and accurate depictions of teens today, and the powerful series is not to be missed. Following the trials and tribulations of five teens […]

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  Five Points is coming to Facebook Watch and there are so many reasons this series is not to be missed. The 10-episode show was created and written by Adam Giaudrone (Being Mary Jane, Black Lightning) and executive produced by Indigenous Media and Kerry Washington through her company, Simpson Street. Following the trials and tribulations of five […]

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As you prep your weekend plans, you may want to rethink that Cinco de Mayo fiesta and opt for a quiet evening at home with your boo, a bottle of wine, and Netflix. The streaming service has a ton of new projects headed our way this month and we’ve got the rundown of offerings you […]

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“The only way I can describe the finale is that when the cast finished reading it at the table read, for a good 15 seconds, there was absolute stunned silence,” said Joe Morton, the actor known to Scandal fans as B613 leader Rowan “Eli” Pope and known as Papa Pope in “Shondaland.” As Olivia Pope’s […]

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  Kerry Washington’s time on “Scandal” is coming to an end this month and the […]

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Over the last week Tyrone Hankerson Jr. has gone viral for his alleged involvement in the Howard University financial aid scandal. There have been countless memes mocking his love of high fashion (which some speculate was bought with embezzled funds) and viral videos of his enraged classmates singing Rihanna’s hit song (you know the one about […]

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Columbus Short continues to puzzle us. Just days after his release from serving a 34-day prison sentence for beating his current wife, Aida Abramyan, the actor is being accused of being a bigamist by his former wife, Karrine Steffans. The notorious author of Diaries of a Video Vixen claims she wed the ousted Scandal star […]

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Top stories for March 19, 2018 include another package bomb explosion in Austin, Facebook is under fire for allowing user data to be exploited, and more. 

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Facebook has cut ties with Cambridge Analytica because the firm failed to delete the personal data of users. and is suspected of using it to aid the Trump campaign

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The stars of Scandal flooded social media with farewell posts on the final day of filming

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 The hit drama series, “Scandal” starring Kerry Washington is coming to an end after […]

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BEVERLY HILLS, California — The hooting and hollering from the photo bay picked up when Kerry Washington breezed onto the carpet at the Costume Designers Guild Awards on Tuesday night. The star — in her last season of the game-changing Scandal — was the last to grace the carpet, and outside of the legendary Lily […]

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There are so many good Black shows continuing into 2018. Some of them are chucking deuces and some are in it for the long haul...

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This week’s episode of Scandal was driven by one main question-Who took Quinn? t brought on an hour-long internal struggle trying to decide if Olivia Pope could be behind the bride-or-be’s sudden disappearance. Last week’s ordeal hades convinced she was heading toward the dark side for good. Here’s a rundown of the night’s most mysterious […]

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This week’s episode of Scandal had us reaching for the wine bottle more often than we’d like to admit. I mean…what is going on with Olivia? We’re still wondering what has her so angry all the time and we’re not the only ones. Here’s a rundown of her most shocking moments of the night: She […]

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Scandal is getting good good again. Not to say that it wasn’t good before now. It’s just especially good and relevant and special because their crazy, twisty, made-up world is no less believable than our current reality and at least in Shondaland they have Olivia Pope to help them out. Shonda Rhimes is not pulling any […]

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Judy Smith, the crisis communications expert who was not only the inspiration for Scandal but who serves as a co-executive producer of the series, is getting a new mystery movie based on her real life. The plot, according to a statement from Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming and Network Publicity, Crown Media Family Networks, will follow the […]

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Although Kerry Washington is "sad" to see Scandal ending, she's excited about the final season.

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Scandal won't be coming back after its seventh season, following showrunner Shonda Rhimes' plans to keep the show to a contained story.

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From the moment President Barack Obama first won the presidency in 2008, his political opposition began conspiring to discredit him...

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ABC is scheduled to announce the end of Scandal after seven seasons at the network's upcoming upfront presentation.

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Kerry Washington is covering the May issue of Glamour, and she has a specific message: Black Women Matter.

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Taraji P. Henson had auditioned for the role of Olivia Pope on "Scandal," but she's glad she didn't get it.

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Variety published the salaries of many TV stars, revealing a large pay gap between black and white actors as to how much they are paid per episode.

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Scandal season 5, episode 11 airs tonight on ABC. Abby and Cyrus clash over a […]

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