“It really was a ‘do it now or never do it’ kind of moment,” said co-showrunner Carter Bays.
“There is a particular pain that black women feel that I don’t think black men understand,” actor Aunjanue Ellis told BuzzFeed News.
The comedian says his experimental show will be available on the streaming site soon.
“Can you imagine the last moments of your loved one [on video] in such a violent manner, and anyone can use it and not even ask your permission?”
“Our sons’ reactions to the Trayvon Martin trial, and Mike Brown… Trying to explain to them what was going on… This was a way for us to speak to all that,” co-creator Gina Prince-Bythewood said.
They are snot-crying their way to Academy Award nominations.
The film makes the argument that slavery never ended.
It’s Michel’le’s turn to tell her story.