” We live in a capitalist society and if we’re talking about the people at the bottom of the food chain, it’s women of colour. “


” Some people shun the idea of role models but I think it’s one of the most important things people have in life – role models, to look up to. “


” I didn’t grow up with a lot of role models necessarily when I started out – there weren’t many people who looked like me on TV. Not in England. “


” I don’t want to be ‘de-ethnicised.’ I hate it when people say, ‘Oh I don’t even think of you as a woman,’ or, ‘I don’t even think of you as a black woman.’ Well what do you think of me as then? A loaf of bread? “


” What sometimes annoys me about the arts is increasingly that we have to put real people on screen or stage. “



All 5 Zawe Ashton Quotes about People in picture


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What sometimes annoys me about the arts is increasingly that we have to put real people on screen or stage.

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