Will Black Women Catch Up To Men

It was a big deal when Kerry Washington was revealed as the cover girl for Vanity Fair’s August issue. An actress who’s been around for more than a decade and who has finally hit big as the star of the hit ABC political drama Scandal, she is the first black woman who’s not Beyoncé to pose solo on the front of the mag since 1993.* And since this is the publication whose annual Hollywood issues tout the “next big things” and the A-list elite, the significance of this (along with her Elle cover in June) cannot be overstated.

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http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2013/08/kerry_washington_issa_rae_are_winning_but_what_about_other_black_women_in.html

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