Jennifer Lawrence, who was named “Person of the Year” by the New York Times for her roles in “Lion,” “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” “Selma,” “Captain Phillips,” and “Selena,” took to Twitter on Thursday to share some thoughts about Black Girls, as well as a few other topics that matter to her.
“I think a lot of people are kind of trying to take the ‘blacks are just like us’ argument, which is really a kind of a fallacy,” Lawrence said in a video message posted to Instagram.
“I don’t think that’s a very good argument, and I don’t believe that’s the case.”
“I’m not saying that I don.t. know that the Black community is different from the other communities, but I also think it’s important for people to realize that the world is not as black as they think,” she continued.
“It’s not that we don’t care about Black people, it’s that the things that we care about are more universal and not exclusive to one particular racial group.”
In her video message, Lawrence also shared some thoughts on her own life and career.
“The only thing I have to say is that it feels good to finally have a job,” she said.
“And I love it.
It’s not the only thing.
It has its perks.
And I really enjoy being a mom and being a wife.”
The Black Girl Experience article In the same video message she shared on Instagram, Lawrence added, “There’s definitely some things that have changed in my life that have really made me a better person.”
“That being said, I feel like a lot has happened since I was in elementary school.
And the way I see it, it just doesn’t matter if I was a kid or a grown woman or a man.
That is what matters,” she added.
“What matters is that I am alive, and that I can change the world for the better.”Read More