Why representation of POC is important, a three generation trillogy
A young black girl decided to not bleach her skin after seeing the success of Lupita Nyong’o.
Lupita Nyong’o was inspired to be an actress after seeing Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg in The Color Purple.
Whoopi Goldberg realized she could BE an actress after seeing Nichelle Nichols in Star Trek
Also, black people aren't a hivemind entity. Some black people can make movies about slavery, some can make movies about current problems. We don't all have to focus on one thing. Sam could have emphasised the need to make movies about black kids being killed by the dozen without dragging down historical movies. Slavery is an inextricable part of our history, no one should make us feel like we can't discuss it.