Amandla Stenberg Says White People Crying From "The Hate You Give" Was A Goal

Amandla Stenberg is now not a ‘breakout star’ since she’s already starred in just a few blockbuster hits, however she’s no doubt made her identify recognized since her position in The Hate You Give. The movie is predicated on Angie Thomas’s novel the identical identify a few teen who witnesses her good friend get shot and killed by the hands a white police ficer. 

The 19-year-old actress paid a go to to The Daily Show With Trevor Noah final evening to speak in regards to the film and she or he defined how “it’s meant to be a device empathy.”

“So far it’s been actually profitable,” she added. “We’ve had lots white individuals crying after, which is nice. I’ve by no means seen so many white individuals crying earlier than. It’s wonderful.”

And apparently, that was a minor purpose within the making the film. “We needed to be sure that those that have been affected by the methods the media misconstrues these occasions even have an actual sense empathy and are capable of place themselves into the sneakers our communities,” she defined. “These will not be simply information occasions. These are taking place to actual individuals. They have an effect on us in actually deep and pervasive methods.”

Peep the trailer beneath.