Sitting in a suite at the Crosby Street Hotel in So Ho, she laughs, "I didn't even know I was going to finish it financially, much less a sequel." But five years later, here she is, now a well-established writer and director, about to release the transatlantic followup, .Delpy stars again as Marion, a semi-frazzled French ex-pat with a crazy, meddlesome, but somehow lovable family.Despite the longevity such couples can have, celebrities in interracial marriage have recalled how they’ve been on the receiving end of racist messages because they chose to pursue interracial romance.With this roundup, learn more about famous interracial couples, including gay and straight pairs.While in the previous film, Marion and her boyfriend (played by real-life ex Adam Goldberg) were visiting her hometown in France and dealing with the consequences of culture clash and the difficulties of adult relationships, here she is in her adopted home of New York, her family invading the settled life she has created with her son and new boyfriend, Mingus.STORY: Julie Delpy Wants Woody Allen to Star in New Project ' Virgo Rising' Mingus is played by Chris Rock, who, in thick black framed glasses and Park Slope intellectual wardrobe, is a revelation in a role completely different than his brash standup comedy persona or usual outspoken, wise-cracking movie parts.It means bearing witness to our struggles and our pain; it means transforming silence into action regarding those struggles and that pain.Because we all know that silence often means complicity, and we out here trying to get all-the-way free.
Noth of “The Good Wife” fame says that he’s received mail warning him not to go to certain locales in the South because his wife, actress Tara Lynn Wilson, is African American.
Over the years legions of white-supremacist legislators, judges, prosecutors, police officers, and other officials have attempted to prohibit open romantic interracial attachments, particularly those between black men and white women.
From the 1660s to the 1960s, forty-one territories, colonies, or states enacted laws—anti-miscegenation statutes—barring sex or marriage between blacks and whites, and many states ultimately made marriage across the color line a felony.
Black people are standing up and demanding to be seen, and to matter, in ways I have read about in history books, but have never experienced in my lifetime.
Whether we are talking about #themovementforblacklives or #sayhername, as a community we are requiring that our full humanity not only be recognized, but that safe spaces be created for the expression of that full humanity—whether good, bad, or ugly.