Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross recently sat down at a roundtable of comedy actresses, including Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham, Gina Rodriguez, Ellie Kemper and Kate McKinnon, to talk about everything from self-worth to racism and sexism.
Ross shared some of her experiences in dealing with the lack of diversity in movies, especially the lack of roles for black women.
“I think racism usually trumps [sexism],” she admits. “I think very often in comedy, a lot of the sexist stuff or racist stuff happens behind the scenes. We’re all playing roles and we’re all outspoken women who would, I imagine, speak up.”
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