“It starts with the casting. It starts with the narratives. The narratives have got to be inclusive,” Davis said on the red carpet, moments before her big win. “We’re in the 21st century now. People are multicultural now. We know more now about the world and what the world looks like, and it’s got to be reflected in the scripts.”
As for being recognized by her peers, Davis added, “The acknowledgement of your work is great. You always want to feel like you’re affecting people and it’s great that you’re affecting just the masses, but to affect people who really know the process, too, it’s why we do what we do.” ... See MoreSee Less
"In a scene that has become all too familiar to New York Times columnist Charles Blow—who has written extensively about racial profiling—his son was stopped Saturday by Yale University police as he walked home from the library, according to a report at Mediaite. And Blow is “fuming.”
He took to Twitter late Saturday to express outrage that his son, a third-year biology major, was stopped because he “fit the description” of a suspect they were looking for, the site notes."
“When we get in trouble, she doesn’t suspend us. She calls us to her office and explains to us how society was built down around us. And she tells us that each time somebody fails out of school, a new jail cell gets built. And one time she made every student stand up, one at a time, and she told each one of us that we matter.”
Incredible story about an incredible teacher! Currently donations for the schools Harvard trip program and summer program have exceeded 700,000 dollars! ... See MoreSee Less