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 Happy birthday Shonda Rhimes! Rhimes, screenwriter, producer, and director most recognized for creating “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Private Practice” and “Scandal”. She studied at Dartmouth College prior to landing her first job in television. She received the Gary Rosenberg Writing Fellowship Award from USC’s Film School for being at the top of her class. She has two children, Harper and…

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Photo credit: Brooks Ayola Television writer Eric Haywood (Private Practice, Soul Food) had promised himself many years ago he would make a feature-length film once he moved to Hollywood, but time passed and other writing assignments took priority.  Now, his first cinematic debut, “Four of Hearts”, starring Darrin Dewitt Henson and Nadine Ellis will be…

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Shonda Rhimes is a name that most African Americans have come to respect for the way that she has not only made great strides in the male-dominated television industry, but also having done this as a black woman in an industry that has historically been run by those of European descent.  If you’re wondering just…

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