'It's a really, really hard thing to be silenced and it's deeply bruising to fight against your identity and to mold yourselves into shapes that you just shouldn't be in,' 'As someone who identifies as a black bisexual woman, I've been through it and it hurts and it's awkward and it's uncomfortable.
'I realized because of Solange and Ava DuVernay and Willow, and all the black girls watching this right now, that there is absolutely nothing to be changed,' she told the camera. 'We cannot be suppressed, we are meant to express our joy and our love and our tears, and be big and bold and definitely not easy to swallow.
'I definitely believe in the concept of rebellion through self-hood, and rebellion just by embracing your true identity no matter what you are being told. Here I am being myself and it's hard and vulnerable and it's definitely a process, but I'm growing and I'm learning.'First Keke (not admitted yet),now Amandla?I really don't know what is going on but the fact is you are either gay or straight,just pick a side. Besides this kid is 17 how can she really tell how she feels sexually? You know what i think? I think she just trying to find her place in the society which could also lead to doing what she feels is acceptable or controversial...
'This is just the beginning though...' she said. 'We need more representation in film and in television and we need our voices to be louder in the media.
'And not just women of color, [but] bisexual women, gay women, transgender women, mentally-ill women. I'm sick of all the misogyny and homophobia and transphobia that I see around me and I know you are too!'