• ‘Antebellum' Stars Janelle Monáe And Gabourey Sidibe Discuss Black Women's Power

    19 hours ago - By Essence

    Antebellum is not a slave movie. Well, not really. Instead, this psychological thriller uses the Antebellum south as the backdrop to ask triggering AF questions about how Black people came to this strange land and how we're still fighting for freedom as we're systemically dragged back to that place of helplessness. And as usual, a Black woman is responsible for saving the day. “This was also an opportunity to humanize the Black woman,” Antebellum star Janelle Monáe told ESSENCE earlier this month. “And I think we need more of that.” The actress, who successfully carries her own film with...
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