The March 2012 issue of Essence Magazine features Kerry Washington on its cover. The actress, who recently celebrated her 35th birthday, talked about her upcoming role in the ABC drama series, Scandal. Washington plays the lead role in the new series. Also, Kerry talked about how the role of the black actress is changing in Hollywood. Washington was quoted as saying: “I think it’s a really special time to be a woman of color in this business,” says Washington. “The landscape of who has the power is changing. We are in more influential positions and are able to have a say in the stories that are told. I feel very lucky to be in the business now…”

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