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Khandi Alexander

Stunning 'Scandal' Monologue Captures The Emotional Burden Black Women Carry

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 05.22.2017 | Black Voices

During the “Scandal” season finale, Mama Pope spoke to a truth that many black women deeply understand. While being detained for conspiring to ki...

Khandi Alexander To Return To 'Scandal' | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment

Khandi Alexander is set to reprise her role as Olivia’s (Kerry Washington) terrorist mom on the midseason finale of "Scandal," EW has learned....

Her 'Scandal' Secret

Posted 11.20.2013 | TV

Khandi Alexander is the best secret keeper ... maybe ever. The "Treme" actress kept her "Scandal" role -- she's playing Maya Lewis, Olivia Pope's moth...

Meet Olivia Pope's Mom

Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

Khandi Alexander has been cast on "Scandal" in a key role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the "Treme" star will play Maya Lewis, Olivia Pope...

WATCH: New 'Treme' Trailer (Finally!)

Posted 07.16.2012 | TV

The saxophones will be sounding on HBO this fall, and there's a trailer to prove it. In the new teaser for Season 3 of "Treme" (returning on Sun., ...

Treme: A Complex, Enthralling New Drama

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Treme, like a well-cooked meal, it reveals its pleasures gradually -- not all in the first bite. This isn't a hot dog -- it's a gumbo, with layers of flavor to surprise, delight and move you.

Our TV Sleuths Need to Take a Page from British Mysteries

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Robinson

In the US we create unidimensional detectives because we're focused on one-upping each other on plot devices that show the weirdest ways to die or the coolest tricks in the lab.