Zazie Beetz
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This has been an ah-mazing couple of years for television. One show that’s really stolen our hearts is Atlanta. We admit it: Zazie Beetz has become a true love of ours. Like, seriously, we couldn’t adore Atlanta‘s Zazie Beetz more! In PAPER, Beetz talked about the way that Atlanta’s success has been impacted the fact that black writers are creating black characters, and how it makes it feel *so* much more authentic. We just loved what she had to say.

When it comes to race and character development, she explained to PAPER,

She elaborated,

She explained that she wants the writers behind characters of color to understand that there has to be more on the table. She continued,

We’re here for literally all of this. What an amazing, amazing human.