Jessica Williams opened up about how white beauty standards affected her as a child
Listen up: This is so important. On the publicity tour for her upcoming movie, The Incredible Jessica James, Jessica Williams opened up about white beauty standards, and how she’s still working on un-learning the subtle biases pervasive in mainstream media. Williams has long been outspoken about intersectional feminism and why it’s so important to think critically about how the various oppressive systems work together and separately, and she continues to inspire us with her honest and powerful words.
In this case, the relatable star of The Incredible Jessica James made an important point about the commercials we saw a kids, and it will make you reconsider a lot of things about your childhood.
Here’s what she had to say in an interview with Allure: