Marsai Martin and Issa Rae think film and TV could use more stories of Black girlhood. The two are on a publicity tour for their upcoming film, Little, and opened up about the kinds of images they’d like to see on screen.
The 14-year old Marai Martin is the brain-child behind the film and executive producer. She told ESSENCE that she’d love to see more projects about Black girlhood because “we do all the same things a regular person would, but we’re just not the leads in most of them.”
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‘Little opens April 12th! Check out the trailer:
(Source: ESSENCE) (Photo: Issa Rae, Marsai Martin ‘Little’/ (Universal Pictures TRAILER screenshot))