Then & Now: TV And Film's Most Over-The-Top Drama Queens 

Since 'Scandal', a dynamic group of Black actresses has commanded the small screen.

These women slayed our screens as bold, daring characters will personality for days. From Gabrielle Union as Mary Jane Paulson to Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, we could take a few lessons from these over-the-top but persuading drama queens. 

This feature originally appeared in the September 2017 Issue of ESSENCE Magazine.