You know what’s funny is that I have this ongoing relationship with the city of Washington D.C. I went to George Washington University and my nickname was K-Dub – based on G-Dub – and I’m now on the board of trustees at George Washington University.

Kerry Washington Relationship Quote

Today there are people trying to take away rights that our mothers grandmothers and great-grandmothers fought for: our right to vote our right to choose affordable quality education equal pay access to health care. We the people can’t let that happen.

Kerry Washington Education Quote

The breakdown of the black community in order to maintain slavery began with the breakdown of the black family. Men and women were not legally allowed to get married because you couldn’t have that kind of love. It might get in the way of the economics of slavery. Your children could be taken from you and literally sold down the river.

Kerry Washington Family Quote

That’s what acting is – it’s about… having the courage to allow your audience into the private moments of your characters’ lives.

Kerry Washington Courage Quote

I’ve always been a writer because I’ve always been a student. My mom’s a retired professor so I come from a very academic background. I love writing you know?

Kerry Washington Mom Quote

I think sometimes in life we want to ignore the problems of society and just think about the good. I believe in positive thinking and affirmative living I also think it’s really important to remember all of our disenfranchised members of society.

Kerry Washington Positive Quote

I am co-writing a screenplay now and I’m working on the rights to another story I want to do. So I plan to produce and direct. So for me I don’t really feel that I am vulnerable to that sad baggage that comes with the business of filmmaking.

Kerry Washington Sad Quote