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The Screen

Young people of color are paving their own way into Hollywood one day at a time and a handful of talented young ladies are in the number. With the winter and spring seasons set to usher in the latest round of our favorite primetime shows, KODE Magazine is shining the spotlight on six young Black […]


It’s not easy to conquer the big screen. For many, Hollywood is seen as a place where only a few are handed the keys to showcase their talents. Instead of simply being given the keys, Viola Davis emphatically barged her way into the realms of acting. The venerable actress has received awards, magazine covers, and […]


Viola Davis made history on Sunday night as the first Black woman ever to win the Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series award for her role on How To Get Away With Murder, and her accompanying acceptance speech was just as amazing as the accomplishment itself. Taking to the stage in a beautifully tailored mermaid-style gown, […]

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The judge denied Nate’s appeal for bail, remanding him to custody for the duration of the trial. Annalise and her team began representing a priest, Father Andrew, accused of murdering a fellow priest, Father Bernard.  Annalise petitioned the judge to have her client’s plea reversed because she was not in her best frame of mind […]

Viola Davis is the kind of actress who brings a raw and personal energy to all of her work on every stage and screen. Her decades of hard work has paid off with a killer lead role in ABC’s hit How To Get Away With Murder. And now she’ll play the sharp-minded antihero  Amanda Waller in the DC superhero […]

Annalise’s mother, played by Cicely Tyson, showed up to give her the business. Annalise and her students took on a new client—a female doctor who was accused of raping a male patient.  Bonnie, pinch-hitting for Annalise, royally flubbed her opening statement, but worked hard to make up for it as the case progressed. The police […]


  Police arrived at Annalise’s house and told her and Hannah that Sam was dead.  Hannah flew off in a rage and accused Annalise of killing Sam and covering it up. Annalise led the students in her new case, a drug case with possible mob ties. Rebecca tried to give Wes an out, but he […]


In the new episode of How to Get Away with Murder, Annalise and her law students began the process of proving that Sam murdered Lila, after Annalise told the police what happened the night he supposedly went missing. Each of the students and Annalise’s colleagues was questioned by the police, and they all recount experiences […]


  Shonda Rhimes, the creator of the hit ABC series Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and producer of How to Get Away with Murder (all three of which have been nominated for NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Drama Series), continues her winning streak with the network as she prepares to deliver a new show, The Catch. According […]


Shonda Rhimes, the HSIC (Head Sista In Charge) at ABC on Thursday nights, took a homophobic Twitter follower to task after they admitted to being all in their feelings over the abundance of “gay” sex explored in Scandal and the premiere season of How To Get Away With Murder. Rhimes is staunch advocate of the LGBTQ […]

Viola Davis Talks About Growing Up In Poverty We all know Viola Davis as the no-nonsense lawyer Annalise Keating on “How To Get Away With Murder,”…