Friday, June 23, 2017

A Quote On Blacks And Patriotism

I think African-Americans have a very convoluted relationship with patriotism. The fact is, we essentially were the abused child. We still love the parent, but you can’t overlook the fact that we have a very convoluted relationship with the parent.

...The Oscar-winning actor got real about his experience as an African-American in America. An experience that has included racial profiling since he was as young as 10 years old to being celebrated by white America after starring in Moonlight.

 “When suddenly you go from being followed in Barneys to being fawned over, it will mess with your head.”


Read More:  

https://www.buzzfeed.com/morganmurrell/mahershala-ali-gq-magazine-cover-story?utm_term=.jv1Gby37R&bffbceleb#.fbepkRB3q
Mahershala Ali in
MOONLIGHT