Promote Your Attorney Profile on Law.net - Get Found / Earn More!
Actress Diane Guerrero Talks about Deportation of Her Family
Actress Diane Guerrero Talks about Deportation of Her Family
State of Emergency Declared in Missouri in Anticipation of Grand Jury’s Decision
State of Emergency Declared in Missouri in Anticipation of Grand Jury&...
Attack at Jerusalem Synagogue Kills Four Worshipers
Attack at Jerusalem Synagogue Kills Four Worshipers
Coming Out of the Closet the Topic of Discussion for Ash Beckham
Coming Out of the Closet the Topic of Discussion for Ash Beckham
Legal Job Listings

Awesome Speech from Laverne Cox Goes After Bullies

laverne-cox-2

Laverne Cox is known for her acting skills, most notably for her role on “Orange is the New Black.”

She has decided to take on bullies in her most recent public appearance. She gives a compelling speech that lasts a little more than six minutes, but is worth watching from start to finish.

If you only have a little bit of time on your hands, move forward to the 4:37 minute mark to discover why she is not mad even though she has faced a ton of harassment. 

Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Cox starts the speech with an experience from 10 years ago on the Fourth of July. She was confronted about her patriotic outfit because it was a little too tight. Here is her experience:

“There was a moment about 10 years ago when I was walking to the sub-way on the Upper West Side. It was the 4th of July and I was wearing a red, white, and blue dress, so feeling very patriotic, and it was really tight. And I passed these two men, one appeared to be Latino and the other appeared to be black. And the Latin guy says, “Yo mama, can I highlight you?” And the black guy said, “Yo dude, that’s an N-word.” And then, the Latin guy says, “No man, that’s a bitch.” And the black guy said, “No, that’s an N-word.” And they began to argue. They began to argue about whether I was the B-word or the N-word. What lovely options! And I was just standing there at the light like waiting for it to change, “Please, light change so I can cross the street,” because they just needed to cross the street. And at one point, the Latin guy turns to me and says, “You ain’t an N-word, are you?” And that moment is sort of indicative of a lot of the street harassment that I’ve had to endure.”

Laverne Cox Attacks Bullies with Epic Speech by

Tagged:

Posted by on August 4, 2014. Filed under Breaking News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Corporate Associate with 2-3 years of Corporate Law Experience
USA-DC-Washington

Top international law firm is seeking a corporate associate for their DC office, with 2-3 years of corporate law experience, to focus on global reorganizations matters. While prior experience with reo...

Related Posts: