My mother comes from a mixed-race background but from Jamaica, so she is partly English and Scottish and native American, but also descended from African slaves in the Caribbean. My dad’s family is four or five generations Brooklyn-based, but before that from South Carolina, and we are not sure which members of his family were slaves and which were free blacks.
"I think sometimes in life we want to ignore the problems of society and just think about the good. I believe in positive thinking and affirmative living, I also think it’s really important to remember all of our disenfranchised members of society.” - Kerry Washington
“A lot of actresses only get to play one note. Kerry’s able to play a symphony.”- Jamie Foxx
An outtake from a recent shoot with the lovely and amazing @kerrywashington for the June cover of Emmy Magazine.