assorted brain droppings, spaztacularily.
This is a really great take on Nyong’o’s Oscar win and a larger conversation about the struggles of African American actresses, the politics of Hollywood.
You cannot play for safety and make art. You have to get past your own fear. It’s all right to be afraid, but if you draw back from what frightens you, then you may as well stop writing because, in a way, everything is frightening. Every morning you wake up to the unexpected, to what might kill you, but you have to do it anyway. Once you decide, “I will see clearly, I will speak clearly, I will say what I see, then you have to do it all.- Lucille Clifton"