It’s 2003, and actress Taraji P. Henson’s star is on the rise. However, on one night in Washington, D.C., something terrible happens to her childhood sweetheart, who is also the father of her young son. Then, 13 years later, Henson finally opens up about the night that William LaMarr Johnson was killed.
Taraji Penda Henson entered the world on September 11, 1970, to Boris, a metalworker and janitor, and Bernice, the manager of a local department store. But even though she did not know it at the time, her parents’ relationship was sometimes violent. When Henson was just a little girl, then, her mother left her father for good.