What happened to those ‘Token’ Black Actors?
Journalist, Keith Murphy at The Undefeated got a chance to chat with eight #black #actors that share their experience in Hollywood and the lack of diversity. Their stories range from "offensive scripts, stunt people in blackface and the heartbreak — and hope — of portraying Thug No. 2 and the dope dealer’s girlfriend."
"There were “black shows” and there were “white shows.” If you were a black actor appearing on a white show, you were usually alone."
Read more at: https://theundefeated.com/features/90s-token-black-actors-phil-morris-bianca-lawson-kim-coles/