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

Amandla Stenberg is not a 'breakout star' since she's already starred in a couple of blockbuster hits, however she's undoubtedly made her identify recognized since her function in The Hate You Give. The movie relies on Angie Thomas’s novel of the identical identify a few teen who witnesses her pal get shot and killed by the hands of a white police officer. 

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 he or she defined how "it’s meant to be a instrument of empathy."

"So far it’s been actually profitable," she added. "We’ve had loads of white folks crying after, which is nice. I’ve by no means seen so many white folks crying earlier than. It’s superb.”

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

Peep the trailer under.