This movie, one with fictional characters and made up neighborhoods, is real. We have all heard of stories like this. We’ve seen them on the news and we’ve seen it for ourselves.
To Kill A Mockingbird talks about things that will indeed make you uncomfortable–it will also make you think.
Profiling affects everyone, no matter their race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
She coined the term “Mississippi appendectomy” for the involuntary sterilization of black women (including herself) to reduce the population.
“Do you want to be an artist so the whole world would look at you, or do you want to be an artist because you want to use your ability to attract attention to have the world see itself through you differently.”
Discovered the first books by black writers.
50th anniversary of the Detroit rebellion.
In affirming that Black Lives Matter, we need not qualify our position. To love and desire freedom and justice for ourselves is a necessity for wanting the same for others.
Now, as a person of color, more than anything I would like to see movies representative of me and my identity because we live in world that is more than just black and white.