why in the FUCK are you casting people like Zoe Saldana to play people like Nina Simone.
When you have actors who are way more talented and actually resemble the people you want to portray. Like Lorraine flippin’ Toussaint!!!!!
you know why… smh
^^^^^^^^ you knooooooooow
People who act like it’s a POCs responsibility to be cordial and composed when interacting with racists instead of it being a person’s responsibility to not be a fucking shit-stain racist baffle me
anyone concerning themselves with trying to prove that michael brown shoplifted from a convenience store believes that black people should be executed extrajudicially for petty theft
"The movie establishes that there are no white saviours there to make things better. Belle is forced to do that for herself, and it’s her journey in educating herself and trying to convince her chief justice uncle to vote against the legality of the slave trade that makes the film more fascinating than most films in this genre." — Zeba Blay, TIFF 2013 Review on Belle.
And the rest of us are not treated like human beings. Period.(x)