Erika Alexander, Issa Rae, and Tracee Ellis Ross in Essence Magazine December 2019 Issue

American Fiction film poster, featuring the trio

In the December 2019 issue of Essence Magazine, three remarkable Black actresses graced the cover, leaving an indelible mark on the world of entertainment. Erika AlexanderIssa Rae, and Tracee Ellis Ross—each a powerhouse in her own right—came together to celebrate their authentic roles in the newly released film “American Fiction.” The cover story not only highlighted their contributions to Black Hollywood but also emphasized the importance of sisterhood among women of color.

The trio, known for their talent, charisma, and unwavering commitment to their craft, shared insights into their careers and the impact of Black womanhood in the industry. As the pages unfolded, readers were treated to candid discussions about how their experiences intersected with the themes of the movie. Their presence on the cover was a testament to their influence and the representation they brought to the screen.