During the “Scandal” season finale, Mama Pope spoke to a truth that many black women deeply understand.
While being detained for conspiring to kill the president-elect, Olivia’s mom, Maya (played by Khandi Alexander), addresses her ex-husband, Eli, whom she accurately suspects is behind her arrest.
Maya pleads her case to Eli, who’s behind a one-way window, insisting that she’s in Washington, D.C. to help protect their daughter.
She comes to the realization that Eli thinks he doesn’t need her help. Every second of her monologue is a seething reminder of how tragically read more >>>