” What we tend to do in our shows, especially with ‘Love Is_,’ is to show the humanity of characters so that people can see themselves, one, and so that other cultures can see that we have more in common than we have not in common. “


” I tell my children, some people can be more talented than you. Some people can be faster, stronger, but there is never a reason for anyone to outwork you. “


” I grew up around people with a bunch of serious problems. “


” I’ve worked in a mortuary and seen the consequences of what guns and knives do to people. “


” Black folk have been ‘the other’ in shows and movies and in life for quite a long time. Not from our perspective, we’re not ‘the other,’ but from other people’s perspective we have been ‘the other. “



All 5 Salim Akil Quotes about People in picture


What we tend to do in our shows, especially with
I tell my children, some people can be more talented than you. Some people can be faster, stronger, but there is never a reason for anyone to outwork you.
I grew up around people with a bunch of serious problems.
I
Black folk have been

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