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” Black History Month Is An Attack ,” says Morgan Freeman.

Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman made his feelings about Black History Month clear during a recent interview.

The 85-year-old Hollywood star made the comments as part of a profile published in The Sunday Times of London.

” Two things I may say in public that I find offensive. Month of Black History is an attack. You’re’re going to confine my history to a month, aren’t you?

Freeman went on to say, “Also ‘African-American’ is an insult. I don’t subscribe to that title. Black people have had different titles all the way back to the n-word and I do not know how these things get such a grip, but everyone uses ‘African-American.’ What does it really mean?”

The actor added that he is” very envious” of Denzel Washington’s’s career and” in total agreement” with a statement Washington made about race, according to The Sunday Times. I’m’m very proud to be black, but that’s’s not all I am, as Washington once said. Freeman agreed with it wholeheartedly, expressing his support. You cannot describe me in that manner.

Freeman added,” There was no” me” in the movies when I was growing up. He was clever if there was a gray character in the film. Before Sidney Poitier arrived and convinced young people like me that” OK, yes, I can do that ,”

The same is now applicable to many self groups, he claimed. The professional from” Shawshank Redemption” continued,” All people are involved today.” ” Individuals. Asians, Black, White, LGBT, interracial couples and relationships. all are represented. Now that you can see them all on show, that is a substantial improvement.

Freeman has a five-decade Hollywood position and has won numerous awards, such as the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Prize, and the Golden Globe.

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He is best known for his roles in a number of movies, such as” Million Dollar Baby”( 2004 ),” Street Smart”( 1987 ),” Driving Miss Daisy” ( 89 ),” The Shawshank Redemption( 1994 ), and” Invictus” ( 2009 ). For each of those titles, Freeman received an Oscar nomination, and he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for” Million Dollar Baby.”


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