I’ve read several articles articulating the frustration many POC (People of Color) feel in regards to the selection of Zoe Saldana to play Nina Simone in a biopic of her life, but this article by Ta-Nehisi Coates I thought was very illustrative of why this is problematic.
*New readers may wonder why I’m sharing these posts and why they’re numbered. Here’s a link to my post I’m Giving Up HATE, PREJUDICE and INDIFFERENCE for Lent.
And here are my latest 5 posts in the series:
Post #34: Growing Up Black and Jewish in America
Post #35: We All Do It: Ableist Prejudice Against Disabled Persons
Post #36: The Secret Dual Lives of People Living With mental Illness
Post #37: 13 Things People with Chronic Diseases Wish You Understood
Post #38: 9 Portraits That Prove Feminism Really is for Everyone
*Please remember to leave the sites I post clean. We are here to learn, not debate. Even if you disagree, we need to learn that just because we have an opinion, doesn’t mean we need to share it all the time.*