Saturday, February 27, 2016

““I went to this arts high school in Greenville, South...

""I went to this arts high school in Greenville, South Carolina. In speech class, the teacher, a white man, would say 'You're talking ghetto, don't talk ghetto.' I'm not only offended, but I'm confused because while there's nothing wrong with people who come from the projects or the ghetto, that's actually not my experience. It was extremely frustrating because I didn't feel he saw me. That's when I started to realize, O.K., you're going to have to fight to be seen." — @teyonahparri, actress in @chiraqthemovie and "Survivor's Remorse"

In #Hollywood, exclusion goes far beyond #OscarsSoWhite. This #nytweekender, we'll be sharing industry players' personal experiences of not feeling seen, heard or accepted. Follow along to see more portraits, like this one taken by @ryanpfluger, of women and minorities who are vastly underrepresented in Hollywood." By nytimes on Instagram.

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