Robin Thede Bluntly Wants Hollywood To Know Equity Is The Key, Execs Need To Do A Lot More Than Check The Diversity Box – Atx

Robin Thede Bluntly Wants Hollywood To Know Equity Is The Key, Execs Need To Do A Lot More Than Check The Diversity Box – Atx
On the day that America officially recognizes Juneteenth for the first time as a federal holiday, A Black Lady Sketch Show’s Robin Thede made it very clear that she has no time for whiners, and that Hollywood shouldn’t be so quick to pat itself on the back while there is still a very long way to go when it comes to race and representation in this country and the media industries.

“Don’t tell me that there is no room for white men in this industry, when you can’t even treat the people who are now just getting a sliver of more opportunities like they’re not an other, the creator, showrunner and star of the HBO comedy series said today at the annual Atx Festival. “We aren’t still being seen as full human yet …we’re still being seen as other and less than, and even by,
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