Movies from Kerry Washington

The Old Guard

Four undying warriors who've secretly protected humanity for centuries become targeted for their mysterious powers just as they discover a new immortal.
Kerry Washington
Actress
You’re so badass in @oldguardmovie I can barely stand it!!!! How soon can you film the sequel!?!?!?!
Movies from Kerry Washington

The Black Godfather

Follows the life of Clarence Avant, the ultimate, uncensored mentor and behind-the-scenes rainmaker in music, film, TV and politics.
Kerry Washington
Actress
I know there are millions of things to watch right now but if you haven’t seen The Black Godfather on @netflix check it out!!! Nicole Avant produced this beautifully done documentary, about her father, music legend, mentor & political activist, Clarence Avant. SOOO inspiring!!
Movies from Kerry Washington

City of Joy

The Democratic Republic of Congo has endured 20 years of devastating violence. Rape has been used as a weapon of war to destroy community and access precious minerals. Congo is often referred to as “the worst place in the world to be a woman.” "City of Joy" tells a different story of the region. The film focuses on Jane, a student at a center where women who have suffered unimaginable abuse join together to become leaders. We also meet the founders of the center: a devout Congolese Doctor, a Congolese activist, and a radical N.Y. playwright. The film weaves between joy and pain as these individuals band together to demand hope in a place so often deemed hopeless.
Kerry Washington
Actress
If you are looking for something to add to your @Netflix queue this weekend please check out this powerful film, @CityOfJoyFilm
Movies from Kerry Washington

Lionheart

In order to save her father's ailing bus company, competent but perennially overlooked Adaeze must find a way to work alongside feckless uncle Godswill.
Kerry Washington
Actress
Currently watching and loving #LionHeartTheMovie Congrats
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Do the Right Thing

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out, becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should showcase black actors, but Sal disagrees. The wall becomes a symbol of racism and hate to Buggin' Out and to other people in the neighborhood, and tensions rise.
Kerry Washington
Actress
ICONIC.
Movies from Kerry Washington

Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It!

'Insecure' star Yvonne Orji celebrates her Nigerian-American upbringing in her debut HBO comedy special, which intersperses her stand-up with documentary footage of a trip to Nigeria.
Kerry Washington
Actress
If you haven’t seen “Momma I Made It” yet, GOOOOO WATCH!!!!!
Movies from Kerry Washington

The Fight

Inside the ACLU, five scrappy lawyers battle against the Trump administration’s historic assault on civil liberties - from separating families at the border, to rolling back transgender, reproductive, and voting rights.
Kerry Washington
Actress
The work that these lawyers at the @aclu do is nothing short of heroic. They are REAL superheroes. I am so in awe of them, and I can’t wait for you to be too.
Movies recommended by Kerry Washington
5 movies

5 Movies for Life

5 Movies to Watch for the Rest of the Life
Kerry Washington
Actress
5 Movies to Watch for the Rest of the Life
Movies from Kerry Washington

The Lion King

Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
Kerry Washington
Actress
I loooooooooved #LionKing2019
Movies from Kerry Washington

Yesterday

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.
Kerry Washington
Actress
I saw @yesterdaymovie tonight. And it was GREAT. I didn’t know how much I needed to sit in community with strangers and witness music and beauty and genius and laughter and love and truth and the goodness of people.
Books from Kerry Washington

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Now available as an eBook for the very first time! • ONE OF TIME’S TEN MOST IMPORTANT NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY In the searing pages of this classic autobiography, originally published in 1964, Malcolm X, the Muslim leader, firebrand, and anti-integrationist, tells the extraordinary story of his life and the growth of the Black Muslim movement. His fascinating perspective on the lies and limitations of the American Dream, and the inherent racism in a society that denies its nonwhite citizens the opportunity to dream, gives extraordinary insight into the most urgent issues of our own time. The Autobiography of Malcolm X stands as the definitive statement of a movement and a man whose work was never completed but whose message is timeless. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand America. Praise for The Autobiography of Malcolm X “Malcolm X’s autobiography seemed to offer something different. His repeated acts of self-creation spoke to me; the blunt poetry of his words, his unadorned insistence on respect, promised a new and uncompromising order, martial in its discipline, forged through sheer force of will.”—Barack Obama, Dreams from My Father“Extraordinary . . . a brilliant, painful, important book.”—The New York Times “A great book . . . Its dead level honesty, its passion, its exalted purpose, will make it stand as a monument to the most painful truth.”—The Nation “The most important book I’ll ever read, it changed the way I thought, it changed the way I acted. It has given me courage I didn’t know I had inside me. I’m one of hundreds of thousands whose lives were changed for the better.”—Spike Lee “This book will have a permanent place in the literature of the Afro-American struggle.”—I. F. Stone
Kerry Washington
Actress
Fun fact. I read Autobiography of Malcolm X in highschool for English class. @SpikeLeeJoint was filming the movie in central park, so my teacher walked us to set. Somehow we got to meet the maestro. I told Spike I hoped to work with him 1 day. About twelve year later...#SheHateMe
Books from Kerry Washington

The Artist's Way

"Without The Artist's Way, there would have been no Eat, Pray, Love.” —Elizabeth GilbertThe Artist’s Way is the seminal book on the subject of creativity. An international bestseller, millions of readers have found it to be an invaluable guide to living the artist’s life. Still as vital today—or perhaps even more so—than it was when it was first published twenty five years ago, it is a powerfully provocative and inspiring work. Julia Cameron reflects upon the impact of The Artist’s Way and shares additional insights into the creative process that she has gained. Updated and expanded, this anniversary edition reframes The Artist’s Way for today's creatives.
Kerry Washington
Actress
I flew back to LA today. And on the flight I started re-reading one of my favorites. I picked this book up for the first time when I was 21-years-old. It completely changed my life. I did it again 10 years ago and the impact was again life altering. Something in my soul was stirring me to come back to it. So... here we go. Not sure how much I’ll do or what my timeline will be but I’m excited to meet myself on this path again.
Books from Kerry Washington

Becoming

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare. In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms. Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations—and whose story inspires us to do the same.
Kerry Washington
Actress
I got an advance copy of 'Becoming' Michelle Obama's book (humble brag). So, if my husband was sleeping, I could be over in this chair reading it and not disturb him. Which is exactly what happened, because I couldn't put the book down.
Books from Kerry Washington

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with E. L. Konigsburg’s beloved classic and Newbery Medal­–winning novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler—now available in a deluxe keepsake edition!Claudia knew that she could never pull off the old-fashioned kind of running away…so she decided to run not from somewhere but to somewhere. That was how Claudia and her brother, Jamie, ended up living in the Metropolitan Museum of Art—and right in the middle of a mystery that made headlines. Celebrate the legacy of the Newbery Medal–winning classic with this special edition.
Kerry Washington
Actress
One of my favorite books from childhood!
Books from Kerry Washington

Speaking Truth to Power

Twent-six years before the #metoo movement, Anita Hill sparked a national conversation about sexual harassment in the workplace when she testified against Clarence Thomas.After her astonishing testimony in the Clarence Thomas hearings, Anita Hill ceased to be a private citizen and became a public figure at the white-hot center of an intense national debate on how men and women relate to each other in the workplace. That debate led to ground-breaking court decisions and major shifts in corporate policies that have had a profound effect on our lives--and on Anita Hill's life. Now, with remarkable insight and total candor, Anita Hill reflects on events before, during, and after the hearings, offering for the first time a complete account that sheds startling new light on this watershed event.Only after reading her moving recollection of her childhood on her family's Oklahoma farm can we fully appreciate the values that enabled her to withstand the harsh scrutiny she endured during the hearings and for years afterward. Only after reading her detailed narrative of the Senate Judiciary proceedings do we reach a new understanding of how Washington--and the media--rush to judgment. And only after discovering the personal toll of this wrenching ordeal, and how Hill copes, do we gain new respect for this extraordinary woman.Here is a vitally important work that allows us to understand why Anita Hill did what she did, and thereby brings resolution to one of the most controversial episodes in our nation's history.
Kerry Washington
Actress
The new mom isn’t going back to school though. Instead of psych books, her nose is currently buried in Anita Hill’s biography. “I’m playing her this summer in a movie. So I’m reading it… again!”
Books from Kerry Washington

Surpassing Certainty

“A defining chronicle of strength and spirit” (Kirkus Reviews), Surpassing Certainty is a portrait of a young woman searching for her purpose and place in the world—without a road map to guide her. This memoir “should be required reading for your 20s” (Cosmopolitan).A few months before her twentieth birthday, Janet Mock is adjusting to her days as a first-generation college student at the University of Hawaii and her nights as a dancer at a strip club. Finally content in her body after her teenage transition, she vacillates between flaunting and concealing herself as she navigates dating and disclosure, sex and intimacy, and most important, letting herself be truly seen. Under the neon lights of Club Nu, Janet meets Troy, a yeoman stationed at Pearl Harbor naval base, who becomes her first. The pleasures and perils of their relationship serve as a backdrop for Janet’s progression through all the universal growing pains—falling in and out of love, living away from home, and figuring out what she wants to do with her life. Fueled by her dreams and an inimitable drive, Janet makes her way through New York City intent on building a career in the highly competitive world of magazine publishing—within the unique context of being trans, a woman, and a person of color. Hers is a timely glimpse about the barriers many face—and a much-needed guide on how to make a way out of no way. Long before she became one of the world’s most respected media figures and lauded leaders for equality and justice, Janet learned how to advocate for herself before becoming an advocate for others. In this “honest and timely appraisal of what it means to be true to yourself” (Booklist), Surpassing Certainty offers an “exquisitely packaged gift of her experiences...that signals something greater” (Bitch Magazine).
Kerry Washington
Actress
Washington is just one of transgender advocate Janet Mock’s legion of fans.
Books from Kerry Washington

Year of Yes

***AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*** In this poignant, hilarious, and deeply intimate call to arms, Hollywood’s most powerful woman, the mega-talented creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder reveals how saying YES changed her life—and how it can change yours too.She’s the creator and producer of some of the most groundbreaking and audacious shows on television today: Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder. Her iconic characters—Meredith Grey, Cristina Yang, Olivia Pope, Annalise Keating—live boldly and speak their minds. So who would suspect that Shonda Rhimes, the mega talent who owns Thursday night television (#TGIT), is an introvert? That she hired a publicist so she could avoid public appearances? That she hugged walls at splashy parties and suffered panic attacks before media interviews so severe she remembered nothing afterward? Before her Year of Yes, Shonda Rhimes was an expert at declining invitations others would leap to accept. With three children at home and three hit television shows on TV, it was easy to say that she was simply too busy. But in truth, she was also afraid. Afraid of cocktail party faux pas like chucking a chicken bone across a room; petrified of live television appearances where Shonda Rhimes could trip and fall and bleed out right there in front of a live studio audience; terrified of the difficult conversations that came so easily to her characters on-screen. In the before, Shonda’s introvert life revolved around burying herself in work, snuggling her children, and comforting herself with food. And then, on Thanksgiving 2013, Shonda’s sister muttered something that was both a wake up and a call to arms: You never say yes to anything. The comment sat like a grenade, until it detonated. Then Shonda, the youngest of six children from a supremely competitive family, knew she had to embrace the challenge: for one year, she would say YES to everything that scared her. This poignant, intimate, and hilarious memoir explores Shonda’s life before her Year of Yes—from her nerdy, book-loving childhood creating imaginary friends to her devotion to creating television characters who reflected the world she saw around her (like Cristina Yang, whose ultimate goal wasn’t marriage, and Cyrus Beene, who is a Republican and gay). And it chronicles her life after her Year of Yes had begun—when Shonda forced herself out of the house and onto the stage, appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and giving the Dartmouth Commencement speech; when she learned to say yes to her health, yes to play and she stepped out of the shadows and into the sun; when she learned to explore, empower, applaud, and love her truest self. Yes. This wildly candid and compulsively readable book reveals how the mega talented Shonda Rhimes, an unexpected introvert, achieved badassery worthy of a Shondaland character. And how you can, too.
Kerry Washington
Actress
We bought it for a bunch of people for Christmas because I feel like it's a little bit of required reading.
Books from Kerry Washington

The Water Dancer

The unmissable debut novel by the critically acclaimed author of Between the World and Me andWe Were Eight Years in Power - a richly imagined and compulsively page-turning journey to freedomOPRAH BOOK CLUB PICK'I haven't felt this way since I first read Beloved... I wish Toni [Morrison] was alive to actually read this book. She would be so proud' - OprahHiram Walker is born into bondage on a Virginia plantation. But he is also born gifted with a mysterious power that he won't discover until he is almost a man, when he risks everything for a chance to escape. One fateful decision will carry him away from his makeshift plantation family - his adoptive mother, Thena, a woman of few words and many secrets, and his beloved, angry Sophia - and into the covert heart of the underground war on slavery.Hidden amidst the corrupt grandeur of white plantation society, exiled as guerrilla cells in the wilderness, buried in the coffin of the deep South and agitating for utopian ideals in the North, there exists a widespread network of secret agents working to liberate the enslaved. Hiram joins their ranks and learns fast but in his heart he yearns to return to his own still-enslaved family, to topple the plantation that was his first home. But to do so, he must first master his unique power and reclaim the story of his greatest loss.Propulsive, transcendent and blazing with truth, The Water Dancer is a story of oppression and resistance, separation and homecoming. Ta-Nehisi Coates imagines the covert war of an enslaved people in response to a generations-long human atrocity - a war for the right to life, to kin, to freedom.'One of the best books I have ever read in my entire life. Right up there in the top five. I was enthralled, I was devastated. I felt hope, I felt gratitude, I felt joy... [Ta-Nehisi Coates] is a magnificent writer' Oprah
Kerry Washington
Actress
I get a lot of texts asking what I’m [email protected] said I couldn’t tell you because it was a secret! But now I can! “The Water Dancer” by @TaNehisiCoats is extraordinary.
TV Shows from Kerry Washington

Gentefied

Three Latinx cousins navigate their differences as they work to keep their grandfather's taco shop afloat in their rapidly gentrifying L.A. neighborhood.
Kerry Washington
Actress
Produced by the BRILLIANT @AmericaFerrera. I’m so excited to binge this show!!! Out now on @netflix
TV Shows from Kerry Washington

Surviving R. Kelly

Celebrated as one of the greatest R&B singers of all time, R. Kelly’s genre defining career and playboy lifestyle has been riddled with rumors of abuse, predatory behavior, and pedophilia. Despite damning evidence and multiple witnesses, to date, none of these accusations have seemingly affected him. For the first time ever, survivors and people from R. Kelly’s inner circle, are coming forward with new allegations about his sexual, mental, and physical abuse. They are now finally ready to share their full story and shed light on the secret life the public has never seen.
Kerry Washington
Actress
DVR is set. #SurvivingRKelly Thank you @lifetimetv for making this important film. WHO ELSE IS WATCHING WITH ME?!?!?!
TV Shows from Kerry Washington

Killing Eve

A security consultant hunts for a ruthless assassin. Equally obsessed with each other, they go head to head in an epic game of cat-and-mouse.
Kerry Washington
Actress
With Villanelle it was just so messy, and raw and so risky, like really really brave and bold with so many choices. I would be shocked, and then thrilled for you [Sandra Oh] as an actress that you would be driving off these cliffs.
TV Shows from Kerry Washington

Insecure

Follows the awkward experiences and racy tribulations of a modern-day African-American woman.
Kerry Washington
Actress
Ugh. I just love @insecurehbo
TV Shows from Kerry Washington

#blackAF

A father takes an irreverent and honest approach to parenting and relationships.
Kerry Washington
Actress
out today!!! I cannot WAIT to watch this
TV Shows from Kerry Washington

The Morning Show

A behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual.
Kerry Washington
Actress
Binge-Worthy TV "The Morning Show."
TV Shows from Kerry Washington

Watchmen

Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, “Watchmen” embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.
Kerry Washington
Actress
Love you soooo much lady! If you guys haven’t watched @reginaking in #WatchmenHBO yet...CHECK IT OUT!
TV Shows from Kerry Washington

Chambers

Consumed by the mystery surrounding the donor heart that saved her life, a young patient starts taking on sinister characteristics of the deceased.
Kerry Washington
Actress
Finally watching (and binging) @tonygoldwynin in @ChambersNetflix 😱 CONGRATS SIR 😍 And I’m soooooo excited about @sivanalyrarose (FYI y’all, she’s the 1st Native American lead in a Netflix series!) Amazing.
TV Shows from Kerry Washington

When They See Us

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park.
Kerry Washington
Actress
#WhenTheySeeUs is a heart breakingly necessary work of brilliance.
TV Shows from Kerry Washington

Euphoria

A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
Kerry Washington
Actress
If I seem distracted this morning, forgive me. I’m obsessing about that @euphoriaHBO finale.
Music from Kerry Washington

If the World Was Ending - feat. Julia Michaels — JP Saxe, Julia Michaels

Kerry Washington
Actress
Guys. Real talk. I sing #IfTheWorldWasEnding in my shower like it’s the final number in a broadway musical for which I’ve just won a Tony.
Music from Kerry Washington

Lizzo

Kerry Washington
Actress
what's been your favorite song or album to work out to? #AskKerry Right now @lizzo 😎
Music from Kerry Washington

Mariah Carey

Kerry Washington
Actress
Love this woman. I’ve been a lamb from day 1 and she’s been a gladiator from the beginning.
Music from Kerry Washington

Hamilton: The Original Broadway Cast Recording

Kerry Washington
Actress
Give one hostess gift: The cast album to Hamilton.
Music from Kerry Washington

Happy

Kerry Washington
Actress
Between takes, Washington entertained one very VIP visitor: her 2-year-old daughter, Isabelle. The duo danced to a Pharrell Williams 's song "Happy".
Goods from Kerry Washington

black lavender. wooden wick candle

Lie back, relax and soak in the tranquil ocean vibes. Embrace the warmth of the sunshine, its golden rays caressing your skin as the light ocean breeze keeps you feeling cool and refreshed. Serenity owns the scene. You close your heavy-lidded eyes and experience the world with your other senses. As the gentle crash of the ocean’s waves awaken you from your nap, the fresh breeze, scented with sea salt and lavender, reminds you that paradise truly does exist.   Experience black lavender now and add it to your cart. Scent Profile: Ocean, Aromatic, Flowery, Lavender, Vanilla & Amber Base Notes. Size/Description: Our hand-poured, natural soy artisan candle burns for 60+ hours. Our candles are made with phthalate-free perfumes. Be a responsible keeper of the flame. Never leave candles burning unattended.  9 oz. glass tumbler (3" around 3.3"tall)   Ingredients Non-toxic soy wax. Phthalate-Free fragrance wax. Produced from US grown soybeans.
Kerry Washington
Actress
Home Essential "Goodnight Darling candle."
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Just Add Water™

Busy lives require lots of energy. Just Add Water™ is a powdered blend of the super-nutrients your body needs to fuel itself throughout those busy days. Collection Includes: 1 Single Serving Pack of Just Add Water™ The Facts Made with organic & natural ingredients Full of superfoods, adaptogenic herbs, power gree
Kerry Washington
Actress
Travel Necessity “Water. Lots of water. And Just Add Water protein powder.”
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Vitamix 5200 Blender Professional-Grade, 64 oz. Container, Black

Variable Speed Control: Easily adjust speed to achieve a variety of textures. The dial can be rotated at any point during the blend, so you're in complete control. Large Batches: The size and shape of the self-cleaning 64-ounce container is ideal for blending medium to large batches. Design Feature : Radial cooling fan and thermal protection system. Hot Soup: The blades in the Vitamix container reach speeds fast enough to create friction heat, bringing cold ingredients to steaming hot in about six minutes. Hardened Stainless-Steel Blades: Our aircraft-grade stainless steel blades are designed to handle the toughest ingredients, so from the first blend to the last, you get the same quality results. Self-Cleaning: With a drop of dish soap and warm water, your Vitamix machine can clean itself in 30 to 60 seconds.. What's in the Box: motor base, 64 oz. container, getting started guide, DVD, classic tamper.Cord: 6 ft.Electrical Ratings: 120 V, 50/60 Hz, 11.5 Amps. 7- year full warranty
Kerry Washington
Actress
For me personally one item in a kitchen that is non-negotiable is my Vitamix. I try to start every day with my glowing green smoothie. It's a Kimberly Snyder famous smoothie.
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Diptyque Feu de bois Candle, 6.5 oz.

Approximate Burn Time: 50-60 Hours. Net Weight: 6.5 oz. Dimensions: 3.5 inches tall by 3 inches wide. Wick Type: Lead-free cotton. Wax Type: Proprietary Soy Blend
Kerry Washington
Actress
I got it as a gift once and was like, ‘That smells really good.'