In the press room after the Oscars, Arquette notably elaborated on her acceptance speech, telling the media, "It's time for all the women in America and all the men who love women and all the gay people and people of color we've fought for to fight for us now." You may recall that the whole thing sparked a little controversy!One could give Arquette the benefit of the doubt with her statement, but the fact is that her immediate privilege garbled her meaning at the time.
"She said later on something about black women." where Papa Pope hassles Olivia about being "twice as good as them to get half of what they have." "Do you have to work twice as hard as Carrot Top? "I had a white manager tell me one time that she was afraid of me," says Reid.
"I don't come in with a gun or with gang signs." "If I were a white guy, I would rule this world right now," says Issa Rae.
"I've had to go the untraditional route because I've tried to break in mainstream media wise and I've been shut out." Addressing the dilemma of Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In philosophy for black women, Reid says, "Black women, we been leaning in forever.
The problem is that no one is letting us advance for leaning in...
The following is a list of fictional characters from the British comedy-drama Shameless, created by Paul Abbott, which began broadcasting on Channel 4 in 2004.