by Caroline Frost for The Huffington Post
"Annalise Keating is all over the place," says the woman behind her on screen, Oscar nominee Viola Davis. "I'm concerned with my health. She just wants power. She wears a heavy duty mask every day, which must be exhausting. I couldn't do it."
Issa Rae ("Awkward Black Girl") sat down with Director Gina Prince-Bythewood ("Beyond the Lights") and Producer Lena Waithe ("Dear White People") to discuss their newest films as well as their behind-the-scenes experiences. Both the women offered important insight into how they came up film industry as well as their creative processes.
solo tracks in recent months, and many are hoping she'll soon release a full length album.
Willow's debut single, "Whip My Hair," was a phenomenon, and she took the stage at Fader Fort to perform her hit along with a duet with SZA.
Tenika Watson was riding with soul singer Teddy Pendergrass when he had an accident that left him paralyzed. Watson has suffered scrutiny because she is a trans woman and former prostitute, and this appearance on Oprah: Where Are They Now? is the first time she's been able to tell her side of the story.
Last weekend, a diverse group of black women artists and creatives gathered together at the Brooklyn Museum for a conversation on the ways that the black female body is objectified in public arenas. Whether on the stage, in the digital sphere, or on the street, we're subject to degradation and humiliation.