Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Role Model: Yvette Nicole Brown

"Female friends that are in my tribe, black girls, we all have stories about that. We find interesting ways to make [directors] tell us to be sassy because they know that it’s racist. I say, “Can you show me how to do that?” They don’t want to do a black version of sassy, so then they move on."
-Yvette Nicole Brown, on avoiding the "sassy black woman" trope in Hollywood.

Read an interview with Davis and her co-stars Gillian Jacobs and Allison Brie here.

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