” When people don’t like the film, I can take a bullet. I don’t mind you talking about me, but I’m protective of my actors, because they bared their soul for me. “


” Here’s the thing: I think the media underestimates the intelligence of the moviegoer. We need to be fulfilled. People want to sit down and think, and I try to make people think. “


” I want to go to places that are unexpected of me because people really think they have me pegged. “


” There are servers, and there are people that are served. There’s something contradictory about that in a democracy, certainly. “


” I come from a family of domestics. I think most African-Americans of my age do. They were trusted by their bosses. I have met so many white people that spent more time with their nannies than they have with their own parents. “


” I don’t know what gives me more pleasure: watching my story unfold or going in and watching a room full of black people talking for me and writing words for black people. “


” I hate white people writing for black people, it’s so offensive. So we go out and look specifically for African-American voices. “


” I believe strongly that characters are five-dimensional, and they’re complicated, and life is complicated, and people are complicated. “


” I think it’s very important that we don’t sound like militants. Often what we do is we give a comment, and because it comes across with passion, then we’re ‘angry black people. “


” With TV, you’re in people’s houses every night. And you have so much time to tell stories. I don’t know why I didn’t do it before. “



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