Amandla Stenberg, along with Casey Cott (Riverdale) and Anthony Ramos (A Star Is Born), is featured on the cover of Out magazine for their ‘Faces of Fall’ story.
Amandla, who will be seen in Black Lives Matter movement-inspired The Hate U Give this fall, talks about identity and Hollywood, and their latest projects including The Darkest Minds and Where Hands Touch.
On The Hate U Give:
“Growing up, I had a really similar experience to Starr, in having to navigate code switching between different environments,” says Stenberg, who grew up in South Los Angeles. “I think it’s really reflective of the present-day black experience — the code switching to fit into institutions that we haven’t historically been allowed into. So we’ve learned dual language in order to survive.”
Read the full story here.