A petition calling for Jesse Williams to be fired from Grey’s Anatomy is circulating and it ‘s gotten over 7,000 signatures right now.
Williams BET Awards speech called out cultural appropriation and the nationwide epidemic of racially motivated police violence (Click HERE if you missed it) and supporters of the petition are citing ‘reverse racism’ and want Grey’s Anatomy actor given the boot from the popular drama.
But have no fear… Dr. Jackson Avery isn’t going anywhere!
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The 2016 BET Awards featured an opening performance by Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar, several tributes to Prince and Muhammad Ali, and quite a few political statements.
Usher used his BETAwards performance to make a statement against Donald J. Trump (click HERE if you missed that), Empire’s Taraji P. Henson also warned viewers about Trump while accepting her award for best actress.
But it was actor Jesse Williams, who commanded the spotlight with his impassioned speech on racial inequality, cultural appropriation and police brutality as he accepted the year’s humanitarian award.
In his nearly five-minute speech, the former public school teacher, Grey’s Anatomy breakout and Advancement Project board member managed to say EVERYTHING that needed to be said about racism in today’s culture.
In case you missed it, watch Williams’ full speech below… Continue Reading…