IN HONOR OF WOMEN HISTORY MONTH 2015 Taraji P. Henson

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Taraji Penda Henson (born September 11, 1970) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Yvette in Baby Boy (2001), Shug in Hustle & Flow (2005) and Queenie in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2009. From 2011 to 2013, she co-starred as Detective Jocelyn Carter in the CBS drama Person of Interest and currently stars as Cookie Lyon on the Fox musical drama series Empire (2015–present).

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