Let’s face it — America is going through a pretty tough time these days. For groups like women, people of color and the LGBT community, it’s nearly impossible to not be aware of the conflict and injustices surrounding them. The turmoil happening in our nation has even forced Hollywood stars to speak out against the blatant corruption going on today.
Celebs like J.K. Rowling have used social media as a platform to combat the undemocratic rhetoric being spewed. Back in 2015, the author clapped back at Twitter trolls who slammed her for casting black actress Noma Dumezweni as Hermione in the “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” play in London.
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