When asked about the greatest lesson she learned, Doute said she had “so much to learn”.
“I think I thought I understood racism, but now I’m really learning something about subconscious prejudice, anti-racism, how we can do things on the ground to really make changes, and, you know, putting you in your work Local community to make those changes that I think are so important to everyone, “she said. “So, these are just a few of the things that I started to learn about the power of my voice and use it and really just listen again and talk to all my black friends, ask their opinions and go to protests, and watching knees and TED conversations and thank goodness for the social media when I happened to jump back when I wasn̵
She then said that she did not think that many people, including themselves, realized that these resources exist to drive change.
“It’s very easy to say, ‘Enter the job’ and then ‘I want to bring the job in, but what does the job look like? What do I do?'” She said. “These resources are at your disposal. You only have to invest the time to read, listen and learn.”
Doute then added: “I would be lying if I said that it is not difficult to lose my job and basically lose everything I have worked for. I would totally lie and tick bulls if I just said: “Oh no, I know I’m bigger than that and blah blah blah.” It was really hard, but again, the world is bigger than me. I can do better; I can be better; I can respect people win back by showing, by acting. “
To listen to the full interview, watch this Hollywood Raw Podcast with Dax Holt and Adam Glyn.
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