Believe it or not, people are having a very difficult time wrapping their head around the idea of a black woman being a scientist in a movie about PEOPLE FIGHTING CRAZY GHOSTS. The issue of realism isn’t to do with the science fiction nature of the movie, but rather the race and gender of one of its stars. Cue the shaking of heads in disbelief. Akilah Hughes breaks this issue down perfectly for everyone out there who can’t think seem to grasp the idea of a black female scientist.
Akilah is serving up some serious truth in this video, and we absolutely love her for it. Here are the 5 stages of being the only black kid in class during Black History Month as told by this Truth Queen.