Amandla Stenberg Drops One Truth Bomb After Another in Recent Video
(Editor's note: Although Amandla Stenberg wrote on Tumblr in April about using the pronoun they, those posts also requested that fans retain she/her pronouns on Wikipedia and other forums for Stenberg's public persona. Mic uses individuals' stated pronouns; in this case, Stenberg has stated personal usage of they/them and public usage of she/her. Therefore, Mic's coverage of Stenberg at this time will use she/her pronouns.)
She was back at it again on Wednesday in an "Ask Amandla" Q&A video for teen girl magazine Rookie.
Stenberg read aloud readers' questions on topics like natural African-American hair, sexual identity and intersectionality, and she gave the most epic, thorough answers — even though she had her senior prom coming up that night and hadn't even started getting ready.
Here's some top-notch Stenberg wisdom on life:
On natural African-American hair:
On sexual identity:
Watch Stenberg's full Q&A below: