” When we started making ‘Selma,’ the Black Lives Matter movement didn’t exist. The parallels between Martin Luther King staging these marches, suffering police brutality… we weren’t even aware when making the film that these sorts of things would start to happen again in 2015. “


” We have to start creating more material that gives a platform for people of colour, for women, for old people and young people alike to be able to showcase their talent. It’s much bigger than a black or white thing. “


” It’s important to me for the world to see black men in different capacities – capacities in which they’re probably not used to seeing them. “


” I enjoy challenging perspective – challenging ideas of what it means to be a black man. “


” I know I’m a black actor, but really, I’m an actor who happens to be black. “


” I’m black, yeah, but I’m just an actor, so everything I do doesn’t have to be color-specific or specific to history. But I got to a point where a lot of people wanted to offer me period pieces, like that’s the only thing I could do. “



All 6 Stephan James Quotes about Black in picture


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