Racism Isn’t Getting Worse, It’s Getting Filmed – Will Smith On Racism
Following the brutal killing of Gregory Floyd, the African American man who lost his life to police brutality in Minneapolis USA, and other killings targeted at the blacks in the US, a four year old interview of American iconic actor, Will Smith and show host Stephen Colbert talking about race relations in the U.S. on Tuesday’s Late Show, resurfaced, shedding more light to recent happenings.
Smith said he disagrees with people who think that the situation has gotten progressively worse.
The Suicide Squad actor compared working on race relations to working on a marriage. “I’ve done my 10,000 hours of marriage counseling, so Jada and I have worked really hard to develop a successful relationship,” said Smith. “I always look at things in terms of relationships so when I think about race relations in this country now, there’s a thing that happens before things are cleaned up. There’s a darkness before the dawn that is always difficult.”
He continued, “When I hear people say it’s worse than it’s ever been I disagree completely.” Smith said race relations are not as bad as they were in the 1960s or the 1860s.
The demand for justice by the black community with lended voices from other races in the diverse country with racially, and ethnically, six races officially recognized.