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Octavia Spencer's 'Black & White' Co-Star Anthony Mackie Believes Racism Is Taught to Kids

Octavia Spencer's 'Black & White' Co-Star Anthony Mackie Believes Racism Is Taught to Kids

Octavia Spencer adds a splash of blue while arriving at a press conference for her new movie Black and White during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival held at TIFF Bell Lightbox on Sunday (September 7) in Toronto, Canada.

The 44-year-old actress was joined by her co-stars Kevin Costner, Anthony Mackie, Bill Burr, Mpho Koaho, and Jillian Estell.

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“I’m a firm believer that racism is ignorance, it’s something that’s taught,” Anthony shared at the press conference.

He added, “A child is not born racist and I feel that as a generation we need to get out of the way of the coming generation and allow them to be the best that they can be and not allow our sh-t to convolute their view of the world.”

10+ pictures inside of Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner attending the Black and White press conference in Toronto…

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  • shenanyginz

    Who the hell is Aaron?

  • Derek117

    Or, maybe it’s Lawrence Fishburne…right Samuel L. Jackson.

  • forrest gump

    o yeah, agree with you for the full 100 percent.